On a FetLife group about dating on OKC, the question was asked:
Who messages first?
According to a new study done by the OKCupid team, they stated that more messages happen when she sends the first message. What are your thoughts on this study? What do you feel would be the best course of actions to pursue a mate? What is your thought from the perspective of the opposite sex?
So I responded:
So, I did an informal dating study last year about exactly this (I was doing research for a kinky dating book I’m writing with a co-author). Here is what I did:
Set up an account almost exactly the same as my personal account, different pictures, but still my face, etc.
Wrote about the same thing, but different words. Continue reading “Dating: Who Messages First?”