Once you hear HIS thoughts on why he hasn’t proposed yet — and why he’s not planning to — you will have all the information you need to make your next big decision.
According to research conducted by Princeton University, it only takes one-tenth of a second for a person to form an impression after looking at someone’s face.
The article, called “First Impressions” and published in Psychological Science, also shows that first impression doesn’t significantly change the longer the person looks at the face.
This fact becomes particularly scary when we’re talking about online dating.
For the ladies, Ok Cupid says the best thing you could do is make a flirty face while looking into the camera.
For men, it’s looking away from the camera and smiling (because it creates an air of mystery).
But sometimes, “not knowing” can be pretty paralyzing.(By the way, do you want to marry him because you’re highly confident you’re going to be happy over the next 40 years with him?
Or do you want to marry him because you love him, you have a kid, and you’ve already put in 3 years?In their experience, the experts recommend wearing dark blue or black (particularly a dress shirt) and avoid loud patterns (sorry, Hawaiian shirt). You should take that same consideration with your dating profile.If you were putting your résumé that included a photo online, like on Linked In, it probably wouldn’t be blurry, right? As we’ve said, uploading photos like this will make it seem as if you don’t care, which we’re sure is not the case.For all of these reasons, I feel like you’re asking the wrong question here, Charmaine.Instead of getting down on one knee to ask him to marry you, try having a conversation to assess what he’s actually thinking.Research by Ok Cupid shows making eye contact (if you’re female) or looking away from the camera (if you’re male) can attract people, but be careful about the faces you make and if you choose to smile or not.