It’s not the most comfortable place to bare your soul to a matchmaker, but she is slowly opening up over the course of a 30-minute conversation.
En español │After 20 years, you're single again and, heaven help you, on the brink of dating.
And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).
Looking at the most recently available census data, we explored the demographics of the “marriage market” based on what women said they want in a spouse.
It is not the stuff of attraction or sexual compatibility, although that’s part of it; it is the stuff of love. Being single in 2015 often means cynically scaling the walls of the internet and praying for a foothold.
“Winning Tinder is about mastering the app’s affordances, its game mechanics, the dissociative buffers that make it possible to play,” wrote Alicia Eler and Eve Peyser in earlier this year.