Unsurprisingly, the first factor in determining whether someone gets a lot of date requests is physical attractiveness.The second factor, which may be less obvious, involves people's own individual preferences—how compatible a potential partner may be, for instance.This interactive, two-part activity and discussion helps to lay the foundation for deeper thinking about these ideas later on.Watch the video above to get an overview, and use the detailed lesson plan below to lead this professional development activity for your team of educators.He's responsible and industrious, she said, juggling graduate studies and work. He apologized for his poor Korean and switched to English. I guess I'm looking for a nice girl who's outgoing, and that's it," he said.In the audience, Korean parents filling nine tables each hunched over a list, pens and highlighters in hand, with the seriousness of bidders eyeing a prized work of art. 647, which read: "Son — 30 years old." A hushed sense of purpose and the cloying scent of air freshener hung in the room.
"However, very little has been known about how this might work in real social interactions with real consequences—such as when making decisions about whether to date someone or not.
Jae-dong Kim, a gastroenterologist and Catholic deacon, came up with the idea for an event connecting parents with unmarried children six years ago, while marrying off the last of his four offspring.
He saw many fellow Koreans who were stressed out about their kids' marital prospects but powerless to do much about it.
PASADENA, Calif.—For speed daters, first impressions are everything.
But it's more than just whether someone is hot or not.