After years of experience, you probably know what your particular “type” is, but how did you get this type?
It’s not just a matter of taste or coincidence -- there are actually several scientific and psychological components that can contribute to you swooning over a preferred brand of soulmate.
According to dating coach Evan Marc Katz, that’s when you need to consider the personality characteristics of the person you’re dating -- more than anything else. is being with a partner who makes you feel good,” he says. ” If you’re single, this is the #1 question that your friends, family and coworkers will ask.The family will say, ‘Find a nice, sweet girl with more time for you.’ If the guy accepts that opinion and adopts it as his own, then it’s shaping his type.”Related: 9 Foods for Better Sex for Women Even if you’re not actively looking for a mate, your hormones and body chemistry are probably on the prowl FOR you.Helen Fisher, an anthropologist and consultant for Chemistry.com, believes that people choose partners whose chemicals complement their own.(Cue your sighing and eye-rolling…) Then, of course, they’ll ask you what he or she is like.Katie Chen, Personal Matchmaker at Catch Matchmaking, says, “Because your friends and family are always going to weigh in and give their opinion, they’re shaping who you think is your type.” She elaborates, “Say, a guy tells his family that the girl he’s chasing is a high-level executive that seems too busy for him -- and the family is more into traditional gender roles.