But actually, most of the services are owned by just two big companies.
The users of JDate, Christian Mingle, LDS Single, and Catholic Single may all follow different faiths, but the sites all bow to the same corporate overlord: Spark Networks.
Or am I just being an entitled moron with an inflated ego?
Is there a fifth option (other than becoming rich and famous)? So if you’re a 6, then you can get a woman with 10 looks only if she’s a minus 4 personality? Not that you’re bitter and write people off as heartless, just that you completely omit the heart.
I know there’s TONS of articles out there on the numbers game, and it’s more or less common sense, but I wanted to give you my perspective on it and relate it to Texas Hold’em poker.
But if you’re saying no no no, you want companionship, intimacy and mutual support, then quit “dating” and start paying attention to whose company you prefer above all others.
And a 5 gets stuck with a 5 and they live undead-ly ever after? We are not linear, we are not commodities, we are not mere sums of traits, at least not ones that can be measured objectively — and having to say this has me concerned about your ability to hear it.
I can only hope you’ve gotten your view of partnership from “10 Things You’re Doing Wrong on Dates” listicles — or from friends whose views on dating fit into “All _____ are _____! I hope this because these are, like any inadequate education, reversible by anyone willing to ask more of themselves. Something to help you reproduce, check the right life boxes, make your home more homey, supplement your income?
Career, sport, finances) and applying them to your dating behaviour.
Dating strategically gets you off the dating merry-go-round and into a more empowered, confident and successful state.1. Rather than countless, meaningless date nights, substitute in a few ME nights.