Blind Dates: Turn Yours from Disaster to Success Story

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 Science of People, I was curious about blind dates. Specifically: What are the attraction patterns on successful blind...

Attachment Styles: Take the Quiz to Discover Your Attachment Style

Have you ever noticed you date 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 Styles: Our tendencies and patterns of...

The 10 Best Pick Up Lines That Actually Work

What are the best pick up lines? And do pick up lines actually work? When I asked my Twitter followers this question, only 30% of people said yes!  While I wasn’t surprised by this response, I do think that the negative reputation that pick up lines have isn’t...

Why Rejection Hurts So Much And How To Heal The Pain

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 breaking an...

Are You Afraid of Being Alone? How to Overcome Your Fear

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 for any...

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...

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 person...

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....

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 what not to do...

How to Flirt: 3 Easy Steps to Make You the Master at Flirting

To understand modern day nonverbal signals of attraction and the science of flirting, it is helpful to look at the history of where our body language comes from. Our caveman ancestors used the same body language we use today. Here are the messages we are trying to...

5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Dating Profile According to Science

Online dating is the new normal. According to Statistic Brain, of the 54 million single people in the U.S., 49 million of them have tried online dating. So, if you’re thinking about joining, you’re in good company. But, before you start chatting with other singles and...

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