In other words, if a woman knocks boots with a guy too soon, does she automatically nix her chances for long-term love—or is that old-fashioned nonsense in today’s modern-day dating scene? They’re particularly stuck on the idea that if a woman hops into bed with them quickly then she must have done this with lots of other men as well. After all, if everyone can have her, she can’t be all that special, can she?

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However, their research highlighted key disparities in how people use the app, with men making their selections based on appearances whilst women favoured intelligence, career prospects and stability.

A team of psychologists at the University of Aberdeen have found that the popular dating app is bringing out basic mating urges in men and women.

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“Tinder is seen as a sophisticated but artificial way of meeting prospective partners. The study also found that female Tinder users were less trusting and were more conscious of “catfish” users who might be hiding behind fake profiles.

“What we’ve shown though is that the way people search for potential dates is in line with what evolutionary theories on human mating choices would predict.” She explained that the findings might come down to the “Mc Donaldisation” of dating that Tinder perpetuates, given that we expect speedy and satisfying results like we would at a fast food restaurant. The research was compiled through a series of surveys, conducted on male and female Tinder users who the psychologists recruited from Facebook.

No doubt about it: The first time a woman beds down with a guy she’s crazy about is an exciting and special time. Whatever a woman’s decision, we had to wonder: Does the double standard still exist today? They push women for sex, then blame them for having sex.

Some women are happy to get down to business the night they meet; others will wait weeks or months before doing the deed.

Discover the answers to these and other burning questions in Caroline Tiger's guide to modern love, How to Behave: Dating and Sex. The author of How to Behave(Quirk, 2002) and The Long-Distance Relationship Guide(Quirk, 2004), she lives in Philadelphia, where she both dishes out and takes her own good counsel.