15 Fantastic Dating Facts
- People tend to make decisions on whether or not they’re attracted to someone within 3 seconds - This factoid comes to you courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania, where researchers studied data from over 10,000 speed daters. Just goes further to prove the power of the first impression!
- It takes a couple an average of 6-8 dates to start seeing their relationship as exclusive - Sounds about right, though we don’t exactly encourage counting dates to figure out where you stand with a person. Just go with whatever feels right!
- Speed dating was invented by a Rabbi in 1999 - According to our sources, Rabbi Yaacov Deyo of Los Angeles invented speed dating as a way to get busy Jewish singles to meet each other. The concept quickly spread, and the rest is history.