Dating and Mate Selection'

Choosing a mate should come from heart and head

Choosing a mate should come from heart and head

Choosing a mate is probably the most important life decision one ever makes. A good selection brings comfort, health and happiness – a poor one may lead to great misery. Yet, despite its gravity, there are [...]

Are prenuptial agreements heartless or loving?

Are prenuptial agreements heartless or loving?

Since today’s younger individuals marry later, the divorce rate in the U.S. is at 50 percent and remarriage is common, prenuptial contracts have gained greater prominence than they had in prior generations. For some, it is [...]

Why some men fall for the wrong women

Why some men fall for the wrong women

The fascination of nice men with unsuitable women is puzzling to observers. When desirable males are drawn to females for the wrong reasons they may pay a heavy price for their inexplicable choice. Factors affecting unwise [...]

Why some women fall for the wrong men

Why some women fall for the wrong men

Recent headlines of famous women who were betrayed by the men they loved and married, reawakened the age-old questions about the underlying dynamics of mate selection. Why are some women drawn to men who seem to [...]

Mate selection is important, but not fully understood

Mate selection is important, but not fully understood

Throughout life people make many important decisions. Who you choose as your life partner is probably the most crucial life choice of them all. Most common life options impact one segment of your life and may [...]

Opposites sometimes attract

Opposites sometimes attract

The mystery of mate attraction has always fascinated and bewildered individuals and scientists alike. Wanting to understand who is attracted to whom is based, in part, on the wish to have greater predictable power about love [...]

Fear of being alone may lead to emotional loneliness

Fear of being alone may lead to emotional loneliness

Being unselectively available to any new relationship or staying in an unsatisfactory one may be caused by the fear of being alone. People who suffer from this fear are aware of it, but may not fully [...]

Overcoming the dating jitters

Overcoming the dating jitters

Teenagers do it, adults do it and even older folks do it, yet at any age dating is viewed with hesitation, reservations and even fear. Why would people be so uncomfortable about the process that may [...]