Tila M. Pronk is Assistant Professor at Tilburg University. Her work centers on intimate relationships. For instance, she studies (online) dating and forgiveness, as well since the effect of specific distinctions like self-control on relationships.
Jaap J. A. Denissen is Professor at Tilburg University. Their work centers around the screen between character therapy, social therapy, and developmental therapy. Broadly, he studies transactions between individuals and their environment.
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Tila M. Pronk, Tilburg University, Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 225, 5037 DB Tilburg, holland. E-mail: email protected
The paradox of contemporary relationship is the fact that online platforms provide more possibilities to find a partner that is romantic in the past, but folks are however almost certainly going to be solitary. We hypothesized the presence of a rejection mindset: The access that is continued practically unlimited prospective lovers makes individuals more pessimistic and rejecting. Across three studies, individuals straight away started initially to reject more hypothetical and real lovers when dating online, cumulating an average of in a loss of 27per cent in opportunity on acceptance through the very very very first to your partner option that is last. This is explained by a general decrease in satisfaction with images and observed dating success. For females, the rejection mindset additionally led to a decreasing likelihood of experiencing intimate matches. (más…)