What one person finds attractive can vary hugely from the next, but there are certain things that tend to put off the majority of people.
Female dating app users have been discussing what they’re sick of seeing in guys’ profiles and it turns out not only is the list long, but the women are much in agreement.
The researchers also investigated intergenerational differences in the roles pets play in dating.
Finally, they tossed in a couple of questions for fun—for example, asking female subjects, “What is the hottest pet a guy can own? Com: A New Source of Research Subjects In collaboration with the pet store chain Pet Smart, the researchers recruited 1,210 single pet owners through the online dating service
These men tend to say things like: “Don't know why I'm even using this app.
In a 2008 experiment, two French social psychologists had a handsome young Frenchman named Antoine approach 240 randomly selected women and ask them for their phone numbers so they could go on a date. When he was alone, only 10% of the women gave Antoine their phone numbers, compared to 30% when Gwendu accompanied him. These and other questions about the impact of companion animals on modern romance were asked—and answered—in an article that appeared in the journal .
The stigma of cat lovers has slowly faded away over years after the Internet made them famous.
But, the stigma about men owning cats still remains: They are unsexy.
“If you try to meet in person after sending me four messages, it’s not happening. I'm a nice guy just looking for someone who isn't gonna sleep around and be a whore.” nice guy.
I need to have some sense that you're not a psycho.” And as one woman so wisely added: “I'm not shaving everything when there's still a chance that you could be a racist.” Most women have also come across the classic scorned man who thinks he’s a Nice Guy and doesn’t know why he can’t find a girlfriend. Whilst it’s true that a lot of women are interested in how tall a man is, the majority of us hate the classic line: “[insert height] because apparently that matters.” The wording comes across passive aggressive and like you’re mocking women for caring about height.
Dog owners were also more likely to say that the way a date treated their own pet mattered and to believe that person’s pet revealed a lot about their personality.
And, oh, yeah, what is the sexiest pet a guy can own?
As predicted, women were more discriminating than men on eight of the 11 questions related to the use of pets in evaluating dating partners.