Online dating women too picky
That’s maybe why there’s a new catch cry – settling for Mr Right Now, not waiting for the elusive (and perhaps non existent) Mr Right.
Scientists recently published a study which shows the human race has flourished by making “safe bets” on mating partners.
But there are also the critics who suggest women have just got too picky, with a “check list” for Mr Right that includes “earns more than me, good family, good health, sense of humour, sexy, over six foot, likes to travel . A recent American book, Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game concluded that not only is there now a “man deficit” of college-educated men (in America women graduates outnumber men 4/3), but millions of non-college educated men will be considered “unsuitable” by increasingly sniffy women.
The practice of women holding out for this sometimes-mythical Prince has been given a term by social psychologists: hypergamy, the centuries-old tradition where women “marry-up” the social ladder to better themselves.
She noted in a New York Times piece that: “The sociologist Barry Schwartz said: ‘Expectations are disappointments in training.
If you're someone who uses dating apps, then you're probably all too familiar with nonstop-swiping left and ignoring lackluster "hey's" from aggressively-boring matches.
We’re Not All Alike – Evolution Allows for Diversity It turns out that primitive humans lived in smaller groups, about 150 individuals.
So your dreamy-eyed, strong-shouldered guy is a plumber. Most of life is pretty prosaic anyway, and when it comes to fixing things around the house, a construction worker is going to be a lot more useful than an unemployed magician.Biggest Deal Breakers For Women The study – which was conducted by a range of universities including Dr Peter Jonason and Western Sydney University and relationship specialist Dr Helen Fisher at Rutgers University – found the biggest turn offs for women were with ‘disheveled’, ‘lazy,’ too much television’, and ‘too needy.’ Top of the men’s list were ‘low sex drive’ and ‘talks too much.’ Other deal breakers for women were ‘bad sex’ and ‘lacks a sense of humour.’ Looking at it from an evolutionary point of view, being fussy makes good sense says study leader Peter K Jonason.