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2012-06-26 06:23:39

SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As if being unemployed isn't bad enough for the recently announced 8.2% of the population without jobs, a new survey performed by specialty dating service It's Just Lunch may have just added to the woes of unemployed men: 75% of women say they are unlikely to date them. When the dating company asked 925 single women, "Would you go out on a date with someone whom you knew was unemployed?" 33% of women said "No." Another 42% answered "Maybe" with the...

Red Means You're Easy, According To Men
2012-04-24 04:16:09

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Researchers claim they have found that the reason why men prefer women who wear red is because they think those women are easy. Psychologists studied 120 male students between the ages of 18 to 21 and found that most believed women who wore red had "greater sexual intent" and were more likely to sleep with a man than someone who opted for more neutral colors. The psychologists at the University of South Brittany in France split the group of men into four...

2012-01-17 12:44:22

Alberta School of Business professor Jennifer Argo says a good friend will lie to help a pal save face in a social situation It could be called the wingman theory or the Barney Stinson principle (after the character played by Neil Patrick Harris on hit TV show How I Met Your Mother). A University of Alberta researcher says that — like Barney, who spends much of his time trying to find his single friend a mate — people are generally willing to help a friend protect or enhance...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When specialty dating service It's Just Lunch asked 5000 singles, "When you are on a first date, what thought is going through your head?" they received an unexpected result: Not only did men and women have different top answers, but the first choice given by 47% of men, "Could we have a relationship together?" was one that in the past would have seemed more typical of women. Instead, women's top answer, given by 50% of those polled, was...

2011-04-14 05:00:00

DALLAS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Right on time for Tax Day, Match.com, one of the nation's leading dating websites, has new insights for singles when it comes to money and dating. Survey reveals a significant disparity between men's and women's expectations and behaviors regarding finances and dating. The survey reveals how singles feel about how much to spend preparing for dates, the cost of a first date and the effects of debt on a relationship. (Logo:...

2011-03-28 05:00:00

DALLAS, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 105 million singles in the United States, or one-third of the population, the singles scene remains a competitive playing field. Match.com, the leading online dating network, has taken an in-depth look at the behavior of singles and uncovered new dating habits based on a groundbreaking study of more than 5,000 single Americans. This unprecedented research has found that, while some traditional dating do's and don'ts still exist, the...

2011-02-04 05:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest and most comprehensive nationally-representative study of single men and women ever done dispels long-held beliefs about singles in America. Although there are 105 million singles in the United States(1), representing one-third of the US population, these women and men have gone largely unstudied--even as their attitudes and behaviors are shaping America's cultural norms and challenging traditional foundations. Based on this...

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2010-04-07 08:39:55

Women still want a relationship while men value independence, whether they're dating or hooking up As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however perceive similar benefits and risks to dating and hooking up. Carolyn Bradshaw from James Madison University in Virginia, US, and colleagues explored the reasons that...

2010-02-02 09:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Available today from publisher Allen & Unwin is the highly-anticipated and provocative dating manual for women, The Chase. Written by internationally acclaimed dating expert, best-selling author and celebrity dating coach Samantha Brett, The Chase provides an intimate look into the mysterious male mind in order to better understand dating, relationships and gain the knowledge and confidence to attract the perfect man. The Chase redefines the way...

2009-02-10 11:37:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The business of Valentine's Day can be spelled out in a number of ways, but in the end it all boils down to the significance of the intentions for both men and women alike. In its annual Valentine's Day Poll, It's Just Lunch (http://www.ItsJustLunch.com) reports a shift in how the infamous day will play out in these tough times. "Overall we are seeing a shift in spending habits as well as the way people will spend the day with a...