The first thing Amy needed to know is what single men are looking for in a woman and then adjust her profile to reflect these qualities.
Posting a profile as a man for a month, she examined how the "popular" women on JDate described themselves.
Humans have been compared to other species in terms of sexual behavior.
Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky constructed a reproductive spectrum with opposite poles being tournament species, in which males compete fiercely for reproductive privileges with females, and pair bond arrangements, in which a male and female will bond for life.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement.
For example, "One of the most fun trips I've taken was white water rafting on the Colorado River—that was so exciting!
It is a form of courtship, consisting of social activities done by the couple, either alone or with others.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
And worse, you don't want to bring out a sense of competition in a man—that is the most anti-romantic thing you can do!
I am not suggesting that you dumb down your accomplishments or not be yourself, but this is only for the profile.