As a result, women are left with a narrower choice in the dating pool - choosing between a “deadbeat or player.” While this has been occurring in the African American community for some time, the trend seems to be permeating into all ethnicities in the US.]]
This is an excellent primer to understanding attachment and offers useful strategies for self regulation when the attachment system is activated.
However, we caution against thinking too simplistically about attachment.
Following Guy Winch’s advice can lessen the blow of a rejection and help you bounce back faster.
This long but worthwhile read of an article is thoughtful and ambitious, discussing the emerging dating gap in society since the decline in male employment and education and the rise of women.
Six months later, two pairs of those subjects got married and invited the lab to their weddings.
Len Catron describes her own recreation of this experiment with an acquaintance of hers, with whom she was mildly romantically interested in. We put this book in the Singles category because it’s about the self work necessary for improving psychological well being. Richo guides the reader through an exploration of the impact of childhood experiences, understanding negative emotions such as fear, building self-esteem, and maintaining boundaries and intimacy in relationships. Richo helps you process your own stuff so you can feel more free and authentic in your life and effectively function in relationships. Every page is packed with helpful insights and advice that take time to reflect on.
Online dating gives us the illusion of endless options and the idea that we are more likely to find “the one.” In the end we swipe, go on dates, do more swiping, and go on more dates in a seemingly endless search for something better.
The process feels efficient (it’s a numbers game right? Relationships take time and investment, which directly counters the online dating model, “little effort on lots of people rather than lots of effort on few.” If you’re dating, our advice is to read this article, take a deep breathe, slow down, and spend time with people rather than running yourself ragged in the dating race.
For the rest of us, the more time you spend with someone you like, the more attractive they can be.
In other words, some potential partners can start as burning flames and other are slow burns. Amy Webb shines an intelligent and hilarious light onto the process of online dating, a process through which more and more people are finding both short and long-term romantic partners.
After all, just because something is “casual” doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be quality nor does it mean it has to stay casual forever. It clearly outlines the neurobiology of love (in as much as we can understand it scientifically) with easy to understand graphics.