Why Men Can’t Tell When Women Aren’t Interested

The rules of attraction are complicated, and sometimes it’s hard to discern if someone is interested in you or just sending mixed signals. However, a recent study found that men are more likely than women to misinterpret signs of sexual interest from potential romantic partners, especially attractive ones. And the more attractive a woman is, the…

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One Response to Why Men Can’t Tell When Women Aren’t Interested

  1. Bill Formby Reply

    April 19, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    I think those who interpreting the data of this study may not fully understand the problem of rape. Rape is about power and dominance shown through a sexual conquering and not necessarily about the enjoyment of sex itself. In cases of serial rapists there are even typologies which can point back to possible links to the rapist’s childhood and perception of the gender roles of male versus female. Insofar as misreading “signals”, it probably happens a lot because men tend to think more of the physicality of the connection and not the emotional state. It is not rocket science which is good because the vast majority of men are certainly not rocket scientists when it comes to reading signals from females.

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