It’s not a simple matter of someone being the “perfect” weight and having the “right” eye color.
In Ariely’s opinion, breaking people into attributes turns out not to be informative.
Realistically, he says, people are superficial; for example, generally speaking, women prefer tall men and men prefer skinny women.
So women and men both search out partners based on features they find physically attractive.
While reading up on the topic of online dating, I came across an article in the that refers to as “the next generation of online dating.” Members purchase cards with phrases and give them to people they encounter in everyday life.
One example is “I am totally cooler than your date.” See someone in a restaurant who you think is good-looking?
Ariely points out that typical online dating websites break people down into “searchable attributes” such as height, weight, income, and political views.
Honestly speaking, isn’t it true there are certain things about potential dating partners that you won’t accept? Don is a 38-year-old never married man who has accumulated vast dating experience.A few years ago he was in a serious relationship that soured because he doesn’t want to have kids.In essence, the fact that he doesn’t want children was a deal breaker in that relationship.By Todd Schoepflin I haven’t thought about dating in a while.I guess that’s what happens when you’ve been married for six years. I had the type of the job that was satirized in the movie . I’d stare at my computer screen for eight hours waiting for my shift to end.The site has 4 million members and includes options for males seeking males and females seeking females. Watch CEO Noel Biderman get grilled by the hosts of (a person involved with a website that facilitates cheating makes an easy target).