Dating advice to women from psychologists

Instead, they’ll feel angry once they see the real you – much as you might feel if a prospective date hinted that he was a financially stable professor, but turned out to be unemployed and in debt.

We all want to think that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but that part comes only after a man begins to really know you. The mere exposure effect demonstrates that familiarity breeds contentment, not contempt.

Whatever you do, *never* show an outdated or misleading photo of yourself, or lie about your age (please refer to “Character Counts,” above).

Men will not, as women often assume, feel drawn in by your charm despite the false physical advertising.

But having sex too soon has many men repeating Groucho Marx’s line: “I wouldn’t join any club that would have someone like me for a member.” Therefore, be your (best) self, with appropriate boundaries—and proceed confidently to step two.

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Crying foul at men’s preference for youth and beauty while pursuing your own genetically driven plan to nab a man with resources is not only unfair, it’s almost guaranteed to keep you alone once you’re mid-life. Please join the conversation below and “like” and share this article to keep the discussion going.

Source: Women and men, despite the differences between them, build their personalities from the same pool of traits.

They're both influenced by their parents and siblings in early childhood and beyond.

I’ve met a lot of discouraged mid-life ladies, women who worry that, when it comes to dating after 60, all men want is someone young and hot.

And yes, most men would like to find a younger woman; and they put a premium on aspects of beauty that are tough to maintain as we age.

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