Dating Tip #1 SMILE!
First Advice is to SMILE! And if not for the camera, then do it for the sake of your marriage. According to studies it has been shown that those who flashed their pearly whites more often in photographs had a higher martial success rate compared to those frowning Debbie Downers.
He also says that those who smile more frequently usually have a larger network of friends, which helps keep a marriage healthy.
Researchers gathered old college photos of people and rated their smile intensity from one to 10. None of the people who had ranked in the top 10 percent for smile strength had divorced, while one in four people who fell in the bottom portion had a marriage that had ended. The scoring was based on two muscles: the one that pulls up the mouth, and the muscle that creates the laugh lines around the eyes.
Yet another factor to consider before tying the knot, the results indicated that those who frown in photos are five times more likely to divorce than people who smile. Some reasons for this correlation are that smiling indicates a positive outlook on life, thus attracting fellow optimists, says Psychologist Matthew Hertenstein of DePauw University in Indiana. He also says that those who smile more frequently usually have a larger network of friends, which helps keep a marriage healthy. Interestingly, those who smile because the photographer says so may have a more obedient personality, therefore making a marriage easier.
Los Angeles singles often overlook these understated characteristics in people that actually mean much more than we could imagine. So next time you’re in the throes of new love, think of this information as a way to gauge your future together, and start asking to see those embarrassing baby pictures ASAP. If you are single and want my advice for finding love… Smile!