But her face, her body, her personality, her life situation, all just one rung up," Toney said."If they had only talked to you first, they wouldn't be in this mess! To read an exerpt from "The Rating Game," click here.The New York Times had a story yesterday on their Freakonomics blog, in which people rated themselves in both looks and intelligence.If you're single, dating, and constantly getting dumped, Reba Toney, author of "The Rating Game," knows why and can help.
Same person, but the ratings system has been colored by the experience of knowing them.
Maybe we are not objective with ourselves, but I don’t know that we can truly consider ourselves objective when it comes to others either.
"When you date down, which is what Kate did when she married Jon."Although Toney agrees that Jon is a nice, cute guy, she says that Kate just has "a little bit more.""She's a little more mean and angry," Spencer added."She is.
It's weird how someone can rate higher and still be mean.
Every rating is hidden at all times and neither you or other people are ever aware of your average.
Each person’s average rating and the questions you answer are used to determine your match strength as an indication of your compatibility. You can upgrade to Ten Premium which allows you access to premium features such as unlocking more profiles in discovery, seeing who has liked you and seeing if your message has been read.
But then, I do strive to achieve much more in life.
My typical girlfriends would be ranked a bit higher.
Toney says that Aniston "dates down" a lot." "It's hard in the celebrity world. You're talking about people who most of us would see at perfect tens," Toney explained.
"Once you get into their world, they really start to see it differently."When it comes to Jon and Kate Gosselin of TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8," Toney says she understands why their relationship may be in trouble."I've seen it so many times," she said.
How would we feel if we didn’t believe we’re above average in every single way? Anyway, since we’re all anonymous, what do you say we try the experiment here? How do you think others would rank you behind your back?