Given that, when managing a relationship, it pays to start with the basics!

Sure, all of that detailed advice is helpful later on.

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I will also include links to my other writings for more information, elaboration, and tips.

Read on for simple solutions to the complicated world of relationships!

Curious, then, that this is exactly what many dating sites compel us to do.

Thinking carefully about our dream date, and about our own personality, and allowing an algorithm to compute a match, may be an intriguing exercise.

Yet in many situations, even in the hard sciences, it is the most useful means of all. The value of intuition is underplayed in many areas of life, nowhere less so than in online dating.

Most dating websites are engines of algorithmic-powered rationality. ); to fill out various personality and psychometric profiles; and generally to ruminate a great deal about your path to a fulfilling relationship.

As a species we’ve been doing this for millions of years; as individuals all our lives.

Walk into a room full of people and it won’t take you long to pick out those who appeal to you, based on the colour of their shirt, the style of their shoes, how they speak, or the countless other indicators that work beneath our conscious awareness. Try deliberating your way through all those social signals and weighing them up based on their individual merits and you’ll end up making some strange choices, or going home single.

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