Therefore, even though the overall pick-up artist theory shows merit, all of the tactics they propose have not yet been scientifically validated. Some of what they suggest may not work, may be detrimental, may be counter-productive, or may even go against a variety of values and morals each person holds.
In short...a specific technique may not work, may not work on a specific lover, may not work for you, or may not be right for your way of thinking.
Just be sure to look for research supporting what you choose to do, select strategies that work with your morality and personality, and treat others well too. However sexual attraction is innate and can be measured via bilateral vertical symmetry. "Nice guys & gals" is a codeword for those who aren't sexual attractive, period.
Is love just one trick, technique, or pick-up line away? Any technique, tactic, or dating strategy is not a fool-proof, never-fail, approach. However, "game", "seduction", "rules" and other approaches can make someone more likely to like you, love you, and want to take you home. This topic was explored by a recent article by Oesch and Miklousic (2012) in the journal of Evolutionary Psychology.
When they work, they do so by tapping into some very basic, evolutionary and psychological mechanisms. In the article, the two authors describe the parallels between pick-up artist seduction tactics and what evolutionary psychology theory says about human courtship.
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More specifically, they lend support to the pick-up idea that courtship can be understood (and influenced) as a three-stage process of .