In evolutionary psychology and behavioral ecology, human mating strategies are a set of behaviors used by individuals to attract, select, and retain mates.
Mating strategies overlap with reproductive strategies, which encompass a broader set of behaviors involving the timing of reproduction and the trade-off between quantity and quality of offspring (see life history theory).
is more like a social website; it does have its own search algorithm and suggestions, but it also allows members to browse through profiles and contact other members.
"29 dimensions of compatibility" -- comprehensive questionnaire all users fill out Core traits – emotional temperament, social style, cognitive mode, physicality Vital attributes -- relationship skills, values and beliefs, key experiences.
The human desire for companionship is one of the strongest human drives.
It is an innate feature of human nature, and may be related to the sex drive.
The human mating process encompasses the social and cultural processes whereby one person may meet another to assess suitability, the courtship process and the process of forming an interpersonal relationship.
Commonalities, however, can be found between humans and nonhuman animals in mating behavior (see animal sexual behavior).
Match leaves the search up to the individual members.
Social gatherings are frequently arranged to enable people looking for a partner to meet.
Such occasions may be parties of all types and social dances.
e Harmony conducts all searches for its members – users don't have the option of searching or browsing profiles themselves. e Harmony generates matches based on a compatibility test and profile criteria that members fill out.
The site sends email alerts when new matches are found.