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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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  • Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of ... 2012/06/20 13:12:09
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
    Not bad, but not amazing either.
  • Empress 2012/06/20 13:05:50
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Empress
    Yep!
  • Krystle 2012/06/20 13:01:48
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Krystle
    Yes I can dance. I grew up on music so dance comes natural. But I am not a male. Hehe.
  • Devin Pederson 2012/06/20 12:54:12 (edited)
    No, I have two left feet.
    Devin Pederson
    I'm a white male. What do you think?

    Stereotypes aside, it doesn't come off as a surprise that women prefer men who can dance. Dancing skills, social skills, and confidence aren't exactly my shining traits. No wonder I have no girlfriend...

    gun to head
  • smitty Devin P... 2012/06/20 14:46:56
    smitty
    +1
    white man dance gif

    I was once picked up in a nightclub. The woman's line was "You know how a guy makes love by the way he dances." I can not dance. So I am assuming the opposite. I think they just like it if you try. Doesn't matter if you can or can not.
  • Nekosarethebest 2012/06/20 12:21:32
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Nekosarethebest
    Yup.
  • shawnd19 2012/06/20 12:08:33
    No, I have two left feet.
    shawnd19
    +2
    Think tin man from The Wizard Of Oz. Before the oil can. tin man dancing
  • Rave 2012/06/20 11:36:38
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Rave
    +1
    I'll dance at parties, usually after drinking a few, and sometimes it's enjoyable, but I'm no expert. I used to not understand dancing, but these days I really admire people who can dance well and obviously have put a lot of effort and practice to it, it's an art when it's done properly.

    I just do it to socialize, if all my friends are gonna go and dance, then I'll probably join them.
  • beach bum 2012/06/20 11:20:56
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    beach bum
  • superangrymonkey 2012/06/20 11:12:51
    No, I have two left feet.
    superangrymonkey
    And a seventeen inch penis.
  • shadow76 2012/06/20 11:02:01
    No, I have two left feet.
    shadow76
    +1
    Baloney!!!!!
  • Paddington Frisk 2012/06/20 09:48:28
  • Commenting_one 2012/06/20 09:07:42
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Commenting_one
    I've always had some ability on the dance floor and I always enjoyed dancing with or watching good male dancers. "Let's dance, let's shout, shake your body to the ground".
  • SharonWarman 2012/06/20 08:42:17
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    SharonWarman
    Never trust a man who can dance
  • Comment... SharonW... 2012/06/20 09:14:17
    Commenting_one
    Haha.. I never heard it put that way.. but I know what I used to notice in a club - there would be the guys who were dancing and other guys who were lined up against the wall, drinking beer, just watching.
  • Aksana 2012/06/20 08:18:07
    No, I have two left feet.
    Aksana
    hahaha nope
  • Omni 2012/06/20 08:12:22
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Omni
    I don't know. I don't dance. I hate it. I hate watching it and I hate the idea of doing it.
  • Fenabarb 2012/06/20 07:36:46
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Fenabarb
    +1
    I can move my feet- Lol
  • Rhiarna Banana 2012/06/20 07:21:48
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    Rhiarna Banana
    haha stupid laptop lol
  • aurelie 2012/06/20 06:59:26
    No, I have two left feet.
    aurelie
    I don't mind a guy who can dance. I guess we can both go out on the dance floor and make complete fools of ourselves if we want to ;)
  • MOMMA THOMAS 2012/06/20 06:53:48
    No, I have two left feet.
    MOMMA THOMAS
    GRANDKIDS SAY I DANCE OLD TIME STYLE.....
  • Wyveryx 2012/06/20 06:39:54
    No, I have two left feet.
    Wyveryx
    What can I say, the music moves me. It just moves me in all the wrong ways!
  • Ameera 2012/06/20 06:38:26
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    Ameera
    love dancing! :D
  • Kibbles 2012/06/20 06:30:03
    No, I have two left feet.
    Kibbles
    I've not learned how to dance, funny considering I've taken modern dance classes. Was the only male there. Twas a very awkward experience.
  • waterlady 2012/06/20 06:02:01
    Yes, I can bust a move.
    waterlady
    +1
    I have taken all kinds of dance lessons and I use to do shows. I love to dance and am looking for a man who likes to dance to.
  • democoach 2012/06/20 05:48:08
    I can hold my own ... barely.
    democoach
    i can line dance, im not a great dancer at all
  • democoach democoach 2012/06/20 06:00:52
    democoach
    but i guarantee you will hardly ever find me in a club thats not dance! thats drunk stupidity! if i dance it has to b real dance! not clubbing! that ain't dancing!
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/06/20 05:46:31
    No, I have two left feet.
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    +3
    Too bad, she'll just have to settle for the fact that i'm hard working, a good provider, and honest.
  • cupcakes 2012/06/20 05:45:52
    No, I have two left feet.
    cupcakes
    thats wasted energy that i could use efficiently to play videogames or sleep
  • democoach cupcakes 2012/06/20 05:49:01
    democoach
    efficiently? and video games? the two don't compute! video games takes next to zero energy
  • cupcakes democoach 2012/06/20 05:51:29
    cupcakes
    wat r you talking about video games takes as match energy as playing soccer
  • democoach cupcakes 2012/06/20 06:01:31
    democoach
    +1
    your either being really sarcastic or really stupid5
  • cupcakes democoach 2012/06/20 13:12:30
    cupcakes
    how is it stupid?
  • smitty democoach 2012/06/20 14:50:04
    smitty
    Takes a lot of energy to move those thumbs.

    video game macro
  • democoach smitty 2012/06/20 15:32:22
  • Rave democoach 2012/06/20 11:34:01
    Rave
    Trust me, after gaming for over 6 hours in a row, you feel very exhausted and going out for a run or doing work feels like a piece of cake. (Or is this just with me...)
  • democoach Rave 2012/06/20 15:32:43
  • Rave democoach 2012/06/20 17:01:32
    Rave
    I walk/jog 4 miles a day outside, except on resting days, last week I walked 10 miles while jogging some of the distance. I get out plenty now that I have holiday, but on rainy days it's nice to sit inside and have some hardcore video gaming time which is (Mentally) quite exhausting too if you truly get into it.

    No one tells people who enjoy reading or watching movies that they're being inefficient, even though video games require actual mental skill and develop your reflexes (Studies show that kids who grew up playing video games make better drivers and pilots) somehow video games is seen as a "waste of time". How odd.
  • democoach Rave 2012/06/20 17:42:36
    democoach
    +1
    reading books is good for the brain, watchig tv turns your brain into mush! kids who play violent video games also turn them into criminals... your point? those studies are very biased im sure! there is more studies that show video games are a waste of time!
    video games are a waste of time
  • smitty Rave 2012/06/20 17:59:14
    smitty
    Just you... 6 hours of gaming though? Sheeesh.

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