The Online Dating Mistake That’s Wrecking Your Chances Of An Awesome Match

If you tend to cast a wide net when searching for a date, you may want to scale back. For a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, researchers recruited a group of 152 adults, and showed half of them six match choices, while others were shown 24. Then, participants chose their potential date. One week later, online daters given a large pool of potential matches were less satisfied with their choice than those who chose from a small set, the study found. Additionally, those given the large pool of potential matches and given the option to change their selection were the least satisfied with their choice, and were the most likely to act on choosing a new person. Study author John D’Angelo, Ph.D. explains, “There can be more regret when they know there are other options. (Men’s Health