This is Helen Fisher, the chief science adviser for Match.com and an anthropologist who specializes in ~love~.
Every year, Helen Fisher, Ph.D., conducts a comprehensive study of singles’ attitudes toward dating and sex that surveys over 5,000 Americans. The people surveyed are NOT Match.com members, but are representative of the U.S. population at large. “We queried a representative sample of blacks, whites, Asians and Latinos, young and older, and gays, lesbians and straights from every part of the country and every walk of life,” she told BuzzFeed Science.
The data reveal a number of myths about dating, love, and sex. Here are some common myths about love that could use some debunking:
1. Myth: If you initially don’t find someone attractive, you will never fall in love with them.
Reality: 43% of singles have fallen in love with someone they did not initially find attractive.
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