Internet dating creeps
He creeps up on you everywhere — in the presence of opposite-sex friends, when you're innocently browsing your Facebook news feed and sometimes even when you're talking to your boyfriend's mom.It's normal to experience jealousy, and it's even more normal to experience it in a variety of different ways.Let’s say you’re scrolling through profiles on a dating site and you spot a nice woman who you might like to date.You send her a message, and she responds, saying she wants to get to know you! But behind the guise of that sweet-sounding woman may actually be a man — a cybercriminal who only wants to get your phone number to scam you.Before DNA testing, a man could never be sure if a child he was helping a woman raise was his own child.
For an explanation of heterosexual couples, researchers looked to evolution.
In fact, researchers David Frederick of Chapman University and Melissa Fales of UCLA recently conducted a study attempting to confirm the long-standing idea men experience more sexual jealousy (regardless of whether or not an emotional connection took place) and women experience more emotional jealousy (regardless of whether or not sex was involved). Studies that had previously attempted to explore this idea had only been conducted among small, exclusively heterosexual communities.
Frederick and Fales, on the other hand, compiled data from almost 64,000 heterosexual, homosexual and bisexual men and women, aged 18-65.
Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all, but their number one criteron make sense to us: an emphasis in profile questions on mutual interests and honest self-representation over looks and sexual prowess.
Bowling Green State University professors of gerontology, Dr. The study authors also delved into the question of which features make a dating site a good fit for seniors.