What Experts Think About ‘Untyping,’ aka Dating People Who Don’t Fit Your Usual Patterns

In her anthem “My Type,” Saweetie lays out all of the things she looks for in a romantic partner—down to how much money he earns and what kind of car he drives. (And even, ahem, how well-endowed he is.) While not everyone has a wishlist as specific as the rapper’s, research does back up the idea that people have particular romantic “types” they gravitate toward—sometimes over and over again.

But just because it’s common doesn’t mean that everyone is content to stick with their types. According to a survey by Badoo, a dating app, 77 percent of daters wanted to try dating outside of their type—aka “untyping.”


Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest