Do you like to read? If so, the good news is that apparently being an avid reader makes you more attractive to the opposite sex.
Dating website eHarmony found that men who list reading on their online dating profile receive 19% more messages, while female readers receive 3% more.
But you can’t just be reading any old tripe, ohhh no, what you read (or what you say you read) has a huge impact on how hopping your DM’s are gonna be.
The most popular books listed on dating profiles are a mix of classic novels and contemporary bestsellers.
If you’ve been hooked by the dramatic Lisbeth Sanders series, aka the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, then you’ll be pleased to know that both men and women are attracted to fans of this popular book.
Men who mention this book receive 36% more communication and women see a 31% increase.
Unfortunately, not all books go down so well with the other sex.
Men who are open about their love of Harry Potter on their profile receive 56% less communication than those who don’t.
And despite it being one of the most popular books in the world, women who own up to their love of the Fifty Shares series receive 16% less communication – maybe men are a bit intimidated hmm.
Here’s how the following books impact on your messages for both men and women.
(If you lie and say you’ve read War and Peace don’t fret, you’re not alone xox)
Guess it pays to be a bookworm.