Study shows almost 33 percent of women have 'Foodie Called' - dated for free food

Kimberly Dole
June 21, 2019 - 4:01 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --  The latest story published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that 23 to 33 percent of women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in just for the purpose of getting a free meal.

The phenomena they refer to as “Foodie calls,” can occur for a series of reasons including when funds are lot or an entree is just too extravagant to to come out of your own bank account.

There were two studies that were conducted, the first, with 820 women, 40 percent of them reporting they were single, 33 percent married, and 27 percent said they were in a committed relationship but not married.

The researchers of the study, Brian Collisson, Jennifer Howell, and Trista Harig of Azusa Pacific University and UC Merced also noted that the woman who felt dating for food was socially acceptable were more likely to exhibit the “dark triad” of personality traits, which are traits linked to “psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism”.

Additionally, Collisson said foodie callers are more likely to engage in one-night stands, faking an orgasm, or sending unsolicited sexual pictures.

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