Playing hard to get for dating
Women can lie about the weight, and men can lie about the height.But what happens is that this is really the key to disappointment. I’m curious what effect income and wealth have on a relationship or on a budding relationship.People don’t think two steps ahead; they just think one step ahead. Dan Ariely: It’s not just don’t lie, but also if you’re vague and you understand that people fill out the information in overoptimistic ways, even without lying, you will create disappointment. People hope that you’ll talk to somebody online, they’ll fall in love with you, and when they meet you, they won’t care. Dan Ariely: In terms of relationships, we’re just starting to look at this, but here are my thoughts so far.Relationships are complex and multidimensional: there is how much you care for the other person, how much they care for you, who takes care of their kids, who takes care of the house, all kinds of things. But from all of those dimensions, which is the easiest one to measure? So you could be in a relationship, and let’s just say for simplicity there are 10 dimensions of the relationship.
So the variable of how much women make doesn’t seem to come into play much in the equation of how many men approach women or how many write her a message or respond to her message and so on.So if you think about this, you could say, let’s lie on the attributes that the other gender cares about.