Don’t be afraid to touch another person. Touching someone on the shoulder or their knees creates an emotional and physical bond. Especially during moments of joy, laughter and excitement touching positively reinforces these traits. If you’re uncomfortable with touching, remember, fake it until you make it
As the relationship matures, however, boredom and monotony can set in, leaving little energy or time for ‘date nights’. Bringing some of fun back reminds couple of the reasons for getting together in the first place. Plus you can relive some of the excitement and freshness you shared in the early days.
Focus on what your bargaining partner is gaining, not losing. While negotiating, emphasize to your partner what they're about to gain to get them to agree to your offer. For example, if you're trying to sell a car, you should say, "I'll give you my car for $1,000," instead of, "I want $1,000 for the car."
If you’re really, really alike Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that “opposites attract” is totally off. Partners who are similar in broad dispositions, like personality, are more likely to feel the same way in their day-to-day lives. This may make it easier for partners to understand each other.
If you have a certain type of facial hair. In an Australian experiment, researchers found that women consider faces with heavy stubble more attractive than heavy beards, light stubble, or clean-shaven faces. Beyond attractiveness, researchers also found that facial hair affects perceived fertility too.
If you play generally hard to get. A 2014 study, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology General, found that men in a speed-dating experiment wanted a woman more when she played hard-to-get by acting disinterested in the men’s questions. But these findings only applied in certain situations.
If they don’t know whether you like them. A third group of women saw photos of men who had seen their Facebook profiles – but the researchers didn’t reveal whether the men had liked them or not. (In reality, the researchers had made up all this information about who liked who.) Sure enough, women liked the men mos
If you look similar enough to their current or last partner. Researchers from the UK found that both men and women rated opposite-sex faces more attractive when they closely resembled their current or most recent partners. Men, however, were less attracted to faces that looked similar to their current partner.