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Dating & Relationship Fun Facts: Answered



1. Speed dating is based upon a Jewish tradition of chaperoned gatherings of young Jewish singles.

True

False

2. In a recent survey more than 31% of men dumped an overweight partner compared to 12% of women

True

False

3. Women who post a photo on internet dating sites receive twice as many email messages as women who don’t.

True

False

4. Profiles that do not consist of a picture receive just as many “hits” as those that contain a picture.

True

False

5. Which one is true of the following statement “couples usually wait until the between the following time frame to enter into an exclusive relationship?

1-2 weeks

3-4 weeks

4-6 weeks

6-8 weeks

6. Nearly 40% of men do not feel confident meeting a woman for the first time.

True

False

7. Mirroring or adjusting one’ body language to display similar behaviors often impresses a date because it subtly conveys interest to the other person.

True

False

8. Bad breath and bad teeth are an instant turn-off for potential dates

True

False

9. A man’s feet are directly proportioned to his male member?

True

False

10. The most appropriate time to call after meeting a man or woman following a first date is

When you arrive home from the date

After 1 day

2nd Day

Between day 3 & 4

11. If a woman doesn’t return a call after two messages, she more than likely is not interested.

True

False

12. Eye contact, or a “copulatory gaze,” is a primary and powerful tool for attracting a potential date for both men and women.

True

False

13 A woman can increase the likelihood of a man approaching her if she uncrosses her arms, makes subtle eye contact, and smile

True

False

14. The most popular restaurants for a first date are

Greek Restaurant

Spanish Restaurants

Soul Food Restaurants

Italian Restaurants

15. Common dating mistakes include arriving late, appearing self-absorbed, failing to ask your date questions, revealing too much about your ex, and overly eager to please.

True

False

16. Almost 50% of people have googled the person they are interested n dating

True

False

17. Women are more willing to commit adultery during their ovulation than at any other time throughout their cycle

True

False

18. During intercourse, your inner nose, breasts, and genitals swells.

True

False

19. Approximately 1/3 of women in their 80’s continue to have sex with their husband or boyfriend

True

False

20. Chocolate can be an excellent sexual arousal, however, smell of pumpkin’s is known to increase the blood flow to the penis eliciting an erection.

True

False

21. If you want to know how much testosterone a man has, compare the length of his ring finger to his index finger.

True

False

22. The male penis fits into two categories; the growers & the shower

True

False

Answers to Above Questions

  1. True. Speed dating is based upon the concept of chaperoned dating, a rabbi originated the concept of shuffling between partners in a timed setting while being watched by others.

  2. True.

  3. True. Most people cannot connect with someone they are unable to see making it difficult to “visualize” a future or the possibility of a future with someone new.

  4. False. Same reason as the one explained in answer 3.

  5. 6-8 weeks

  6. True. Contrary to belief men struggle with bouts of insecurities at close to the same rate as that of their female counterparts. However, male insecurities may look and are displayed differently.

  7. True. Mirroring someone’s body language can be a significant way of conveying interest. However, avoid excessive mirroring as it can convey insecurity, awkwardness, or obsessive behavior.

  8. True, true, and more true. One of the biggest turnoffs when you meet someone you may be interested in is bad breath. Bad oral hygiene can be indicative of poor oral health or inattentiveness to ADL’s.

  9. False. There is no good evidence that men with big feet have bigger penises.

  10. Between day 3 & 4

  11. True. Women typically “know” pretty early if they are interested in pursuing a relationship with a man, that being said if she does not respond to two calls or messages she is more than likely not interested.

  12. True. Most people are visual, meaning they use their eyes to screen, communicate with others, and flirt.

  13. True. Most men are turned off by women that appear aggressive, unapproachable, or overly guarded. Most men report being attracted to open, inviting, and warm bodily stances.

  14. Italian Restaurants

  15. True. Arriving late for a date can convey lack of regard for the feelings or inconvenience of others. Talking too much during a date can suggest neediness and overly willing to please others.

  16. True. 48% of people have google a potential mate before a date. In an era of increasing access and technology people like to do a little bit of research before a date reduce discrepant information presented during the date or have something to expand their conversation.

  17. True. Because of hormonal changes, an increase, women become sexually aroused more often, leading to an increased likelihood of committing adultery with someone other than their partner or significant other.

  18. True. The lining of the nostrils swells during arousal, breasts, and genitals due to the changes in blood flow.

  19. True.

  20. True. I was surprised by this findings, but research suggests the smell of pumpkin can heighten arousal.

  21. True.

  22. True. The growers expand and extend during arousal, while the showers expand slightly without extending (no real size change), think puffer fish.

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