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D ating in the 21st century is pretty bleak. Escape from this planet is mandatory.

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But for most single people I know life is pretty good. Being on the shelf is only a problem if your shelf is dull. In fact, the older you get, the more interesting your shelf is likely to become Dating judgemental the harder it is to Dating judgemental coaxed off.

And we are extending our own shelf-life everyday by staying fitter, healthier and more attractive for longer. Women are no longer crying into their Chardonnay. Singles are more likely to be playing capoeira; dining at secret supper clubs; running with the Good Gym or digging up their home-grown kale.

Which is why dating is such a problem. Why would you want to spend an excruciating hour getting to know a complete stranger when you could be enjoying ukulele karaoke with your mates Dating judgemental learning to make Dating judgemental T oday in Britain one in five heterosexual couples met online and a whopping 70 per cent of homosexual couples found their partner via the web.

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New research is suggesting there could be very real problems with internet dating. Michigan State University found that married couples who met online are three times more likely to divorce than those who met face to face. And online daters are 28 per cent more likely to split from their partners within the first year. Even the CEO of Match admits that online dating cycles are shorter because people are more willing to leave unsatisfying relationships.

Paradoxically, by opening up a new world of choice, we have become aware that there could always been someone better just a click away. I n that way, sexual attraction is similar to hunger. And the chances of opposites attracting? In other words you are looking for a clone. In fact, the most compatible partner genetically would be the one who is the least like you. In terms of evolutionary biology it is easy to see the benefit of having one partner who is less susceptible to getting colds Dating judgemental flu while another has greater immunity to measles.

But how does this translate into dating? Y et there is increasing evidence that, in face-to-face meetings, the body Dating judgemental subconsciously picking up clues about Dating judgemental suitability of future partners based on their DNA and our own.

Face shape, height, body size, skin tone, hair quality and even smell are all indicators on whether the person we just met would be good to mate with. We emit pheromones which give valuable clues about our genetic compatibility Dating judgemental someone else. To put it another way, meeting someone we fancy sparks a whole cascade of Dating judgemental triggers.

After all, dating is mating. And mating is governed by millions of years of evolution. By relying on dating profiles we may be writing off dozens of individuals who would be suitable, while wasting time on those that aren't.

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