Dating interact physically
This type of artificial "contact" contradicts the process of meaningful interpersonal interactions (to be explained), which generates love and attraction.To explain the problem, I need to first elucidate the ingredients for love and the meaningful interactions.
It is also similar to some of the theorems outlined in Uncertainty Reduction Theory, from the post-positivist discipline of communication studies.
People with higher ratings were found to have more harsh judgment of their dates.
Furthermore, higher levels of attractiveness indicated lower levels of satisfaction with their pairing, even when they were on the same level.
Leon Festinger also illustrates the proximity principle and propinquity (the state of being close to someone or something) by studying the network of attraction within a series of residential housing units at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Both of these studies provide evidence to support the fact that people who encounter each other more frequently tend to develop stronger relationships.