The media reports were all about dating, mating, and procreating, and some were heralded by cringe-worthy headings such as "Single ladies, don't despair: Men do want to commit" and "Men are now from Venus, women from Mars." But maybe the reporters were just zooming in on the stereotypical singles stories, when the survey really did ask singles about the entire expanse of their lives.I asked one of the people who pitched the survey to me in an email if I could see the complete list of questions and the original research report, since I like to make sense of the data myself, and not go by other people's summaries.But I was still pretty shocked by some of OKCupid member’s queries. All of those are bad answers that make me want to smack my forehead and sigh. And, honestly, if I’m not wearing a dress or going on a date, I’ve never considered shaving my legs to be a necessity, much less an obligation.Once you read some of the below gems, I think you’ll probably want to run screaming to your nearest bar, too. MORE: 10 Weirdest Social Networks Danger, Will Robinson.A few years ago I downloaded speed dating data from experiments conducted by Raymond Fisman, et al.
Whereas older singles are more cautious when it comes to dating in the digital era."That said, here are the eight dating habits — new and old — that every single person needs to know about.
I won’t go too in depth here, but it’s fun to take a quick look.
Some people said yes to almost everyone, casting a wide net, whereas others were more stingy with their yeses.
Related: 10 Dating Tips I REALLY Wish I'd Followed While I Was Single 1. Ah, the social media dilemma that plagues all singles.
As far as friend requesting your date goes, 21 percent of young singles say it's OK to request a friend after 2-3 dates while 11 percent of older singles wait until the relationship is exclusive to do so.