Dating website Plenty of Fish has a thread dedicated to just teeth, with commenters writing to say they wish they’d known their date was missing teeth before the date, or and that they are confused as to why someone wouldn’t fix the problem before going on a dating spree.
How the hell could you 'forget' to tell someone you have no teeth when you were coming over for a barbecue, steak and corn on the cob to boot?It is becoming more and more culturally unacceptable to have discolored, missing and crooked teeth.” Similarly, according to psychotherapist and novelist, Lucy Beresford, our brains are hardwired to associate good teeth with youth.“Having good teeth is a sign of youth and fertility-in our psyche, good teeth equal fitness and vitality.” But what about the other 50 percent?If you enjoy yourself here and can spare a few $, I appreciate them and put them to good use.If you can’t contribute financially, I completely understand and hope it doesn’t make things weird between us. " data-medium-file="https://captainawkwarddotcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/chris_traeger.jpg? I apologize to RSS readers- this post prematurely went up before I was done with it. This week marks the 1 year anniversary of this blog (January 4th! w=264" data-large-file="https://captainawkwarddotcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/chris_traeger.jpg? w=132 132w" sizes="(max-width: 264px) 100vw, 264px" / Happy New Year, Awkwardtown!So you put on your Sunday best, take a quick shot of liquid courage, and head off to a nice (but not too nice) restaurant to find out if the stars have finally aligned.However, when you finally meet said person, you immediately realize the one thing your friend conveniently failed to mention- they have terrible teeth. In fact, a recent study suggests that nearly 50 percent of us believe that a great smile is the most important feature in making a good impression; and even more important when considering a potential love interest.On the other side of the fence, the fact that so many single men are disinterested in a woman's career credentials could point to a more old-fashioned attitude that belittles the importance of a woman's job.Last year I went out with Harrison, who I’d met online.It was a little stressful but since that guy I always make sure that the guy has ‘teeth' and ones that are white! One commenter told her to “ask him about them before you just dump him over it. You don’t know anything about this person except that your mutual friend thinks, “you guys would be great together”, and that he/she has an affinity for dogs and works in finance.Though notably conducted by a matchmaking service for singles looking to meet 'normal, well-educated professionals', the report broke down the numbers to find out whether the votes were finance-based or more complex.