I think they could probably give more specific advice on how to be yourself.

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In this scenario several actors were chosen to go on a speed dating activity with several young girls.

Guy A was to use dating techniques on the girls – relaxed confident open posture, conversation starters and conversation extension techniques.

Guy B was just to be himself and try and be nice to the girls.

The creators of the show content that dating techniques work to build confidence but we should not depend on them. The irony is that dating and trying to get a date makes it very difficult to be ourselves.

The natural response for most people is to be nervous, unsure and somewhat uncomfortable when trying to get a date.

You just don’t know how the prospective person is going to respond to you. It would have been good to also have an ordinary guy (a non-actor) to see how he would respond against the actors.Both Kat and Derren emphasised that you should be yourself.Guy C was to be cocky, overly confident, alpha-male and almost arrogant with the girls.Although all of the guys got dates, the experiment showed that guy A was the most popular with the girls.Guy B came a close second with guy C trailing in the distant.When the girl who chose guy C found out she had been played she felt gutted.