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Take a quick look at the Tinder user interface to the left.
What stands out as the most important aspect of a person when determining if you may be a potential match? With Tinder (and pretty much every other online dating system on the market today) the photo is all-important.
Mallards, which are commonly seen and easily observed, have several body signals used in courtship and mating. Males will hold their breasts clear of the water with neck stretched.
They will swim with their head close to the water after raising wingtips, head and tail. The hen might swim with her neck stretched before her, head on the water.
This reinforces a message that young people get hammered with on a daily basis: nothing matters more than how you look.
We’d be lying if we said that appearance wasn’t important at all to the over-55 demographic, but it turns out to be a much lower priority.
The courtship signals that ducks and other bird species use can be subtle and complex, or simple and obvious. I wanted to know more after watching small parts of courtship behavior and consummation on our backyard pond this spring.
Demonstration of skill is another way to woo a potential mate. Western grebes make elaborate courtship movements with heads and long necks.
The male house finch is feeding his chosen mate as part of his courtship. The bright color on his breast is another way of impressing her.
Sort of like dressing up and taking her out to dinner.
Older adults, however, look for companionship in a way that’s very different from their younger counterparts.
Once you’re into your wisdom years your needs, desires and expectations are very different from what you’re looking for when you’re in your 20s.