Still, business and professional women –and men- might have some doubts about the benefits of going through hundreds of profiles that …well, say nothing to you: Ugly, funny-looking, scary-looking, too fat, too old, and so it goes, mostly looking at how people look rather than who they are.But you’ll get the gist…)So we have 1.04 educated professional heterosexual man for 1 heterosexual educated professional woman. Yet educated professional men don’t view things this way. (274,000 heterosexual women between 18–64 for 28,000 heterosexual educated professional men in the same age range)This bothers many women.“My ex left me for Susie Pilates saying it was “easier.” Of course it’s easier. One had to do with how people discriminate based on age, and, by the time they get serious about dating in their early 40’s, often find that their options have become severely limited."Trying to keep up with her lifestyle can lead to resentment in the end," Boykin warns.One of those insufferable TED talks was making the rounds last week. Not once, though, have I ever heard someone tell a man, “Dude, why are you dating her?And if anything is more emasculating than dating a woman who makes more money than you, it's dumping her Don't let financial differences become the elephant in the relationship.If it bothers you that she always wants to go to fancy restaurants and expects you to pay, say something.
I have found that I get no responses from any women online and the only women who respond to my ad are usually much older and don’t meet any of my criteria outlined in my profile.Dating has become a real nightmare for busy people, going through the motions, forcing yourself to go to bars or boring single events, having blind-dates, friends’ introductions, God help me! Being my work such an important part of my life, I always felt that the possibility of finding someone with common work interests was the key to compatibility, even a good way to start a conversation or to share views.However, I found out that most sites rarely offered you this option or it was the “only” option. Mentioning I had 2 masters degrees would generate a sudden vacuum in my mail box, not even to mention if I said I had strong political opinions.In online situations, women say they want desperately to meet a nice guy like me, but never answer my response to their profile.I am trying to remain positive, but two things are really bothering me.