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Women Prefer Men Who Can Dance: Are You a Good Dancer?

Living 2012/06/19 20:00:00
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Bad news for guys with two left feet: Women prefer men who can dance to those who can't. In a study from the University of Göttingen, in which 53 women watched two men dancing side by side, "women spent roughly twice as much time looking at good dancers, and also looked at them more often," says study author Bernhard Fink, Ph.D., an anthropologist at U. of Göttingen, according to Men's Health.







The ladies especially appreciated fast bending and twisting movements of the head, neck, torso and knees. And they found the good dancers to be more attractive and more masculine, Fink says. Plus, women see a man who can dance as confident, outgoing, social and conscientious, he adds.

It gets worse: Women see men who can't dance as uptight or neurotic. They are particularly turned off by small or slow movements, and by guys who repeat the same move over and over again.

Uh oh ... are you a lost cause on the dance floor? How About We suggests giving it a go anyway. "Should some happy-footed friends drag you to DA CLUB, suck it up and do your best. Consider exaggerating your bad dance moves to humorous effect -- self-deprecation goes a long way with some girls. Whatever you do, don’t brood or wear your dancing-induced anxiety on your sleeve. If there’s one thing worse than a bad dancer, it's he who refuses to dance at all." Do you agree?

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  • shagnasty 2012/10/24 03:30:32
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    shagnasty
    only horizontally
  • Norman Prather 2012/07/05 14:29:53
    No, I have two left feet.
    Norman Prather
    Nope, the dance floor is the scariest place in the world. (and yes before someone jumps in I've been in scary places.)
  • Call me Mark willya? 2012/06/30 03:50:39
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Call me Mark willya?
    I just don't enjoy it like I once did...
  • David 2012/06/22 14:15:43 (edited)
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    David
    Make that past tense. Haven't danced for years, apart from coaching some dance scenes (including a lil choreo, demonstration, etc.) in a couple of musicals. My Wonder Woman doesn't dance, I don't direct/produce the kinds of things that involve dance anymore: not much call for me to "bust a move" now.
  • EricVanSingleton 2012/06/21 23:05:36
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    EricVanSingleton
    +1
    I am always so impressed by a couple that looks good on the dance floor.
     Fred and Ginger
  • martin28 2012/06/21 18:42:36
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    martin28
    I'm good at following what I've seen others do in similar situations. So because of that I've seemed to be an ok dancer.
  • Mr.Steve 2012/06/21 13:06:55
  • Kiki,Pixie,Worm 2012/06/21 12:52:39
    No, I have two left feet.
    Kiki,Pixie,Worm
    I just dance for fun! I like doing the robot and the chicken dance 0.0. I am not very good at either, but like I said it is all for fun :D!
  • littlebuffalo55TBA 2012/06/21 06:55:50
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    littlebuffalo55TBA
    arthur murray dance studios

    Any questions?
  • activ1 2012/06/21 06:55:12
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    activ1
    I can dance, but I really hate it. I used to dance more when I was younger, but now, I avoid it at all costs. Fast dancing is boring to me. Slow dancing is great, but nobody does that any more, so I'm out.
  • nightowl 2012/06/21 05:06:39 (edited)
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    nightowl
    And it's taken me a long time to get to where I am at this point. When I was younger, I was so bad that I put some of my unlucky dance partners in the hospital. ;)

    And I don't think women prefer men who dance...they just see dancing as a plus in a man they're already attracted to or involved with. Women prefer men who are masculine, whether they can dance or not, look good or not, have money or not...etc.
  • vinone 2012/06/21 04:41:40
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    vinone
    I normally just have fun with it and make myself look silly, but I can actually dance on occasion.
  • Calvin Harris ✌ 2012/06/21 01:48:41
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Calvin Harris ✌
    As a Hispanic, here in the Hispanic community we dance salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, etc. But If a guy I really like doesn't know how to dance, there's no problem with that. I can teach him. ONE THING! As long as we can slow dance on our own time, it's all perfect. :)
  • strawberry 2012/06/21 00:45:30
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    strawberry
    I always loved to dance. High school dances, later at clubs. It is boring being with a man who cannot dance if you love dancing.
  • MegaFortunateSon 2012/06/20 23:59:36
    No, I have two left feet.
    MegaFortunateSon
    Unless it's like a traditional,formal,or being goofy for a laugh kind of thing a man dancing always seemed kind of queer to me.
  • Midnite12 2012/06/20 23:38:00
    No, I have two left feet.
    Midnite12
    Those 53 women must have been REALLY narrow minded. Whether you can dance or not shouldn't matter. You can be a bad dancer and still be outgoing.
    I don't care if a guy can dance. I can't dance, and if the guy doesn't want to try and make a joke about it, then that's fine. I probably won't, either.
  • Lisa 2012/06/20 22:24:59
    No, I have two left feet.
    Lisa
    +2
    And I actually don't prefer a guy who can dance (even though my boyfriend DOES dance :P) because then he's gonna wanna dance all the time while I'm like white girl dancing
  • Sweetness 2012/06/20 21:40:59
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Sweetness
  • Inquisitve Kat 2012/06/20 21:32:20
    No, I have two left feet.
    Inquisitve Kat
    I dance terribly.

    bad dancer gif
  • BIG BAD JOHN R. 2012/06/20 20:26:08
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    BIG BAD JOHN R.
    +1
    Used to be haven't had much luck lately
  • being me 2012/06/20 19:45:04
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    being me
    +1
    Depends on what type but I'm alright;-)
  • ElectricLadybug*SH07* 2012/06/20 19:08:37
    No, I have two left feet.
    ElectricLadybug*SH07*
    +2
    Dont even try anymore lol
  • Rubyking 2012/06/20 18:28:05
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Rubyking
    swaaag
  • Thatdude 2012/06/20 18:11:14
  • Professor Wizard 2012/06/20 17:10:21
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Professor Wizard
    Well.. I used to anyway.

    Dancing to day is easy.. you just jump around to the beat! :)
  • glass_butterfly ~YSU~ 2012/06/20 16:44:48 (edited)
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    glass_butterfly ~YSU~
    +1
    I'm a dancer, and I LOVE a guy who loves to dances. But I also love a guy who can't dance but doesn't care how bad he is. Dancing is meant to be fun and expressive not a competition on who can keep a beat the best. can t dance GIF
  • SebaTheSociallyAwkwardPenguin 2012/06/20 16:29:17
    No, I have two left feet.
    SebaTheSociallyAwkwardPenguin
    +1
    barely
  • Saphirra 2012/06/20 16:24:39
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Saphirra
    +1
    Come see me and find out... ;)
  • overdog001 2012/06/20 16:20:44
    No, I have two left feet.
    overdog001
    +2
    The kind of women who prefer men who can dance aren't looking for a relationship; they're looking for someone to entertain them. Then, when we get tired of entertaining you all the time and stop doing it, you start complaining "You've changed," and "You're not the man I married," and "You don't love me anymore."

    Hey, here's an idea! How about you look for a man who knows how to THINK, instead of being a self-absorbed trollop?
  • Booッ 2012/06/20 15:57:27
    No, I have two left feet.
    Booッ
    +3
    Hell no! People would die laughing if they saw me dance!
  • Cowgirl 2012/06/20 15:33:12
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Cowgirl
    I'm kinda good
  • Beate Zuernt 2012/06/20 15:29:56
    No, I have two left feet.
    Beate Zuernt
    And I have forgotten a lot, not only cha cha cha
  • Jennifer Bourne 2012/06/20 15:29:46
    No, I have two left feet.
    Jennifer Bourne
    Not at all.
  • Animallover1222 2012/06/20 15:19:52
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Animallover1222
    +1
    Michael Jackson my inspiration <3
  • sean 2012/06/20 15:12:57
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    sean
    +1
    I would have a better idea if I could remember what happened last night.
  • cait 2012/06/20 15:05:28
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    cait
    Im alright with dancing
  • Elizabeth 2012/06/20 14:49:46
    No, I have two left feet.
    Elizabeth
    +2
    And I'm a girl.
  • smitty 2012/06/20 14:43:08 (edited)
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    smitty
    ha someone beat me to it.
  • doctor12quinn 2012/06/20 13:26:31
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    doctor12quinn
    Think TechnoViking.Then remember mass immigration and "assimilation" is imposed on ALL white countries and ONLY white countries.It is genocide anti-racist is a codeword for anti-white.Dance to the white genocide beat.
  • MorrowJen 2012/06/20 13:14:59

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