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Whether you’re trying to make a great first impression on a date, make yourself more appealing online, or flirt with confidence, you can benefit from taking a science based approach.

The Patterns Behind Successful Blind Dates

If you want to strike terror into the hearts of singles everywhere, just mention two little words: Blind Date Does it have to be this way? Here at the Science of People, I was curious about blind dates. Specifically: What are the attraction patterns on successful...

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Attachment Styles Quiz: Which of the 4 Styles Are You?

Have you ever noticed you are dating the same kind of person over and over again? This might not be your imagination or coincidence. It could be Attachment Theory at work, which says we each have a specific attachment style. Attachment Style: Our tendencies and...

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Why Rejection Hurts According to Science

I have a question for you: Would you rather break an arm or be broken up with? We asked our Twitter followers this question and 76% said they would rather break an arm, while 24% said they would rather be broken up with. This response is stunning, because...

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Are You Afraid of Being Alone?

One time I was hanging out with a friend whose husband was away for the weekend. It was nice out so we went for a hike and out for brunch. We had a lovely morning, but once it came time to say goodbye, my friend’s behavior changed. She began questioning me...

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Do You Think Pick Up Lines Work?

Do you think pick up lines work? When I asked my Twitter followers this question, only 30% of people responded with the affirmative. While I wasn’t surprised by this response, I do think that the negative reputation that pick up lines have isn’t entirely...

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How to Approach Girls

Working up the courage to talk to new people can be terrifying and a huge challenge. It’s even harder when the person you want to approach is a cute girl who you’re dying to spark up a conversation with, hoping to earn a date. Luckily, though, there are ways you can...

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How Accurate are Online Profiles?

Whether you’re trying to find your perfect match on an online dating site or are meeting new friends on social media, you probably wonder, are people who they say they are online? I turned to the science to discover how accurate online profiles...

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How to Flirt: The 5 Types of Flirting Styles

We all do it, even if just a little. Come on, admit it! If you don’t consider yourself a flirt, or you don't know how to flirt, chances are you still fall into one of the five categories below. All you need to do is recognize these styles to know if that...

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13 Great First Date Questions Backed by Science

Awkward silence is the killer of promising first dates. Fortunately, we've researched 13 great first date questions to ensure you never have to endure that painful silence! The only thing worse is bad small talk. I want to help you banish both from your dates....

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7 Things You Should Never Say on a First Date

First dates can be wonderful, awkward, exciting, nerve wracking and a host of other emotions. To prepare, people plan the perfect outfit, location, conversation topics, etc. so they feel like they know what to do. What people rarely consider though, is...

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