Success of Arranged Marriages Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: Helen, our listeners consist of men and women of a variety of ages and ethnic backgrounds. Our matchmaking and dating coaching services focus on South Asians mainly in North America who are choosing not to go the route of traditional arranged marriages. Based on your experience and research, do you have any insights regarding arranged marriages? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher Success of
Pre-Commitment Stage: Marriage Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: Absolutely. You have Google as a search engine. What you place in there determines what you get. Garbage in, garbage out. The question dictates the quality of the answers. Because there is so much variation in different life stages, a lot of our audience is in their 20s and 30s, looking for marriage for the first time. What are your top three tips to
Everyone Loves the Same Way Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: That message tells you to give that date another shot, unless there are red flags. You mentioned the survey data. This is not based on the Match.com subscribers but the public at large. Was there anything from the most recent survey that surprised you? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher There are many things but there are two that I really like.
Attraction Grows With Time Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: Have you seen studies with respect to whether attraction can grow over time? You have that first meeting with someone. It’s there or it’s not there. Is that something that can grow? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher It not only can grow, but it does grow. The data we have is elegant. Attraction Grows With Time: Singles In America With Match, I do
Meet With Online Matches Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: Then you could see his romantic gestures in that lens. You could see it from his perspective. For him, it meant X, Y and Z. You could appreciate it in a different way. That’s wonderful. You mentioned your work with Match.com. In addition to our one-to-one matchmaking, we have an online dating support offering. We hand-hold our clients through that online dating process.
Biology of Attraction Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: From a biological perspective, why do you think we fall in love with one person rather than another? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher Biology of Attraction: Psychological Perspective We know from a psychological perspective that you tend to fall in love with someone: from the same socioeconomic background general level of intelligence good looks religious and social values Your childhood certainly plays a
Reasons for Adultery Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: Are there different reasons for adultery gender-wise? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher There are all kinds of reasons for adultery. I’ll give you just a few of them. I did a meta-analysis. I looked at all of the data on adultery. I wrote an article called Infidelity: When, Where, Why. It’s on my website, HelenFisher.com if someone wants to look it up. Some
Women Are Adulterous Too! Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: My next question was about misconceptions. I think you already addressed some of them. What are the greatest misconceptions regarding the way men and women approach finding life partners? You have that empirical evidence there to debunk a lot of these myths. Are there any other misconceptions that might surprise our listeners? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher There are all kinds of things.
Men Are More Romantic Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Dr. Helen Fisher: It’s great to have you. As an anthropologist and human behavior researcher, what do you believe are a few of the greatest gender differences in the way men and women approach finding life partners? _____ Dr. Helen Fisher I think that what will surprise people is that men fall in love more often. Men fall in love much faster. Men Are
Dr. Helen Fisher Interview - Insights from Chief Scientific Advisor, Match.com “Insights from Chief Scientific Advisor, Match.com” Jasbina Ahluwalia interviews Dr. Helen Fisher Helen Fisher, PhD Biological Anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow, The Kinsey Institute, member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com. She has conducted extensive research and written five books on the