Regardless of whether you like or dislike online dating services, there’s a good chance you use them.
They allow you to conveniently meet and connect with like-minded people, which can more than offset the potential costs in their use.
While men’s desirability increased with the level of education they’d received, women were considered most desirable when they had an undergraduate degree.
Men’s fertility declines with age too, but this doesn’t have as strong an impact on reproduction.
And so men can still be attractive for reproductive purposes in later age, while women are biologically less attractive once they’re out of their fertile prime.
Even when the person on the other end is also interested in dating, they can easily misrepresent themselves.
A survey by conducted by security software makers Symantec found that lying about everything from age, height, relationship status, and income are extremely common.