Not only is it not so uncommon to feel real emotions for a video game character, it may actually be a good thing."There is no dating education, and relationships are such a huge part of our lives," says e Flirt Expert's Laurie Davis.earned its own moment in the sun when, less than six months after the game was released, a player calling himself "Sal 9000" married his virtual girlfriend, clad in a white tux as friends looked on and thousands watched via a livestream."I love this character, not a machine," he told Falling in love with a video game character, while extreme in this case, is not really so uncommon.Jincey Lumpkin, who in 2012 gave a TEDx talk on the possibility of humans having sexual relationships with sentient robots, compares the and truly evolved man-to-machine romance: consent."Because of the tremendous growth in science toward A.
I see games like 's values are not especially progressive, as it depicts only young, submissive women, but Davis sees in it the potential for games that provide comprehensive dating education to youth.It attempts to fathom the great mystery of human behavior and the choices we make when the success or outcome of those choices depends on other people's choices.And nowhere are those choices more at risk and more reliant on others than in the convoluted dance of dating and sex.Lesson learned for the ladies: be alert to the kinds of gifts that he gives and whether he is willing to persist, even without sex.You can read Part II right now and learn how women use other signals to decide mating strategies and whether to sleep with the guy.