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These mating shortcuts were hardwired into our species to make sexual selection strategies easier for our cave-dwelling ancestors, but they also make modern dating a never-ending headache.
Take for instance, the scarcity principle, which whispers to our unconscious that any asset that is less available is therefore more valuable.
Megan Smith was subsequently appointed as CEO and Tom Rielly remained on the Board. merged with by their largest competitor, to become Planet Out Partners, Inc.
On October 14, 2004 Planet Out went public and became the first gay-directed business to trade its stock on a major United States stock exchange (the Nasdaq).
In 1995, the management team was preparing for its first significant TV interview.
The online-dating site had gone live that same year, and Gary Kremen, the founder and CEO, was slotted to speak.
According to anthropologist Helen Fisher, if you took cavemen from 30,000 years ago and threw them into the modern dating scene, their Paleolithic emotions would be very similar to our own.
“The essential choreography of human courtship, love, and marriage has a myriad of designs that seem etched into the human psyche through the product of time, selection, and evolution,” Fisher explained.
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