Dating for weird

08 Apr

Gettler, assistant professor of anthropology and director of the Notre Dame's Hormones, Health, and Human Behavior Laboratory, said in a release.

And there are benefits to that outside of the sheer fact that you'll have more friends and those friends will like you more.

In fact, men that maintain peaceful and loving relationships with women, especially while raising kids, have been shown to have lower testosterone levels than their more ill-tempered counterparts.

The thinking is that lower testosterone helps men to be more nurturing.

Those are just a few modern dating dos and don'ts, according to new surveys from several dating sites conducted ahead of Valentine's Day.

CNNTech culled the stats from Hinge, Match and OKCupid.

Are you dating someone utterly out of his or her mind?

They’ll piss you off while at the same time show you something you can’t live without — their world.Related: New dating app ditches swiping, requires phone calls Dogs rule, cats drool. Hinge's survey also found 71% of people are up for "taboo" talk on a first date.According to Hinge, which surveyed 2,000 of its users as part of a new book about dating success stories, "cat people" are 20% more likely to date a dog person than a "dog person" is to date a cat person. So, they're probably OK with talking about everything sex to politics, religion and more."We know that men and women with social support have much better health, overall, while testosterone affects risks for depression, cardiovascular disease, obesity and some cancers," Gettler said.So, as you get older and your testosterone levels naturally start to decrease, take solace in the fact that your social life will get a boost.This idea was the springboard for a new study out of The results: Yup."When older men have emotionally supportive relationships with their siblings, friends, neighbors, and coworkers, they also have lower testosterone,” study author Lee T.Do you find yourself describing your girlfriend as weird or your boyfriend as absolutely insane? If you’ve found someone brave enough to be him or herself in this world of standardized proportions and fixed ideals, adore that person.If you’ve found someone strong enough to hold on to his or her childlike sense of wonder, to be completely and utterly free and uninhibited, cherish that person.Ok, so you know there's a correlation between testosterone and muscle mass.There's some talk that testosterone could also help you to lose weight and ward off "manopause". When it comes to your romantic and family life, less may actually be better, research has found.