For example, if you prefer blondes, but really have nothing against brunettes and redheads, then you can rank that attribute as very low.
If it’s very important to you that your date has a college degree, you can rank that very high.
I am standing sniffing a bag of someone’s dirty laundry, in public, for all to see. I am in the midst of a pheromone dating party: supposedly, science and dating combined. Pheromone dating is a trend that originated in LA and has recently hit the UK.
If you find one that smells alluring, you hold it up for a cheerful snap which is then projected onto a screen.
Then it’s a matter of casually waiting for the number on said bag to materialize in human form and reveal themselves to you.
I even liked him more when he admitted he cheated by scenting his t-shirt with chocolate.
However, things quickly took a downhill turn when he revealed he was 10 years my junior.
Some studies suggest, for instance, that an attraction to someone's pheromones could indicate reproductive suitability (though quite what role, if any, pheromones play in human sexual attraction is controversial).
One idea holds that the body odours correspond to a person's set of genes called the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC), which plays a role in the immune system.
He asked how young was too young, and if we’re speaking genetics I guess he had a point.
But when he then asked me if I really believed in the whole evolution, man from monkey thing…
The second marker tested for relates to the genes influencing the person's immune system.
According to research by Instant Chemistry, the maker of the testing kits used by Singld Out, there is a strong correlation between people in long-term relationships having different versions of the serotonin genes and different immune systems.
The results were, however, inconclusive for females.