) and decided to get back into the world of dating.One thing that struck me very early on in my forays was that everyone had an opinion about “what worked” in terms of dating.After all, the point of online dating is eventually to meet someone offline – and it costs more time and money to meet someone who lives further away.
Once social interaction takes place, other traits come into their own.
It turns out that both women and men value traits such as kindness, warmth, a good sense of humour, and understanding in a potential partner – in other words, we prefer people we perceive as nice.
Human psychology is too complex to reduce to rules or laws of attraction – but that’s not the same as saying that there’s nothing to be gained from understanding the processes involved in attraction.
Understanding the science of attraction can’t guarantee you a date tonight, but it can point the way towards forming mutually benefiting relationships with other people. Well, first, it turns out that one of the strongest predictors of whether any two people will form a relationship is sheer physical proximity.
Finally, despite what many people think, opposites very rarely attract.