Here is some good news for single people feeling lonely during the holidays: your soul mate is less than two gallons of gasoline away.

According to a new study, the average person who has met their soul mate lives within 41 miles of them when they met.

Only 16% of people surveyed said distance was an issue when they first met their soul mate.

The study also found it took people an average of only three-and-a-half months before they realized that person was "the one."

Read more: Female First