Why Dating Superstitions Actually Work


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The reason you swear that a lucky dress or mismatched socks guarantee your dating success.

And you might as well give in—trying to rid yourself of superstitious behavior only makes it worse, writes Hood. "We might tell ourselves to get a grip, but deep down our emotional brain is firing on all cylinders," adding that "The irony is that if you try to stop yourself from being superstitious (which often one cannot), then you feel more anxiety, which in turn leads you to seek more control."

Tell us: do you have superstitious dating rituals?