The game, while too crude to be properly scientific, roughly demonstrates assortative mating, a common theory of how couples pair.I wasn’t the only one who had matched with the same number.This number signified everyone’s hotness, and the game was to pair off with the highest possible number you could (without looking at your own number).
This means that each person really has two numbers on their foreheads: one reflecting the personal preferences of whoever’s looking and the other reflecting general consensus.
Sometimes the two numbers are very close to one another, and other times they’re very different.
The same effect held for couples that reported being friends before they dated—those who answered yes were less closely matched on attractiveness.
While we generally tend to agree on who’s attractive and who isn’t, our tastes are sometimes idiosyncratic—you might prefer tattooed extroverts while your neighbor might prefer someone more reserved.
I'll still talk about ideas, but also chat about some displays that I created.
I just returned back to the librarian world and I'm excited about making more displays.
Tell them that you are glad you took the next step and are now dating. You likely know a lot about your friend’s past and also about who they are now.
Being open about your emotions will relieve any worry and also help you to create an emotional bond on a deeper level. However, you might not know this person’s hopes and dreams in terms of getting married, having a family and building a life together with someone.
Going from friendship to relationship requires you to work on showing you care even more than a friend.