Dating roles reversed video
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If done efficiently, a speed dater could meet over a dozen potential dating partners in less than an hour.
Men may be less picky not because they are men, but because societal norms require them to do the majority of the approaching in dating scenarios.Women’s selectivity, meanwhile, might arise from their essentially arbitrary role as “selectors”.In other words, when lots of potential suitors are approaching you, it makes sense to be picky.Consistent with the norm, speed-dating research reveals that women are pickier than men when indicating interest in potential partners, with men indicating interest in roughly half the potential partners and women indicating interest in roughly a third.
However, other researchers wondered if this apparent gender difference was actually a gender difference, or if instead it was the result of the social situation.
On a TV show or in a movie, if a guy and a girl are at a party and one approaches the other to strike up a conversation, chances are that it was the guy who approached the girl.