Success of speed dating
Overall, women were rated as more appealing than men for all relationship types that involved sexual contact (“one-night stand,” “booty call,” “friends with benefits” and “long-term relationship”), but were rated appealing than men for friendships.Interestingly, long-term relationship interest was found to be negatively reciprocal: that is, a women or men who expressed long-term relationship interest in partners were rated as long-term relationship matches by those partners.Thanks Shan for running a speed dating event for “us older “folks! all he wanted was to be friends and “sex “ buddies. Then the day came that he met a girl and moved in with her, (within a week of meeting her).I finally got the point and decided it was time to meet someone who wanted a relationship and to not short change myself this time!
Just goes to show when your heart and your mind is open and you have no expectations then your ready!
People scored each other on a 1-to-10 scale and indicated whether or not s/he wanted to date the other.
So a few things can happen: This also presented interesting dating styles.
A few years ago I downloaded speed dating data from experiments conducted by Raymond Fisman, et al.
(2005), which represents about 8,000 dates by 551 people.