He was a software engineer or did something in tech (as they all did). I don’t think he asked me a single question about myself.Our date—if you call these impromptu Internet meetings, dates—lasted an hour.Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.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).No, I spent a half hour or more listening to him talk about his job.Since I am not in the tech industry, I don’t understand any of it.” A puppy who was for the first time enjoying that oh-so-vaguely defined activity, hooking up.
For women seeking a male partner with a job, our analysis found that San Jose, Calif., tops the list among large metro areas, with 114 single employed men for every 100 single women.
It felt more like a job interview, but not the way a date is supposed to be a job interview.
There was no grilling about where you were from and what your family was like and what you were looking for.
If your tried-and-true methods of meeting singles are getting stale -- flirting at the gym, going to bars, shmoozing at the dog park -- perhaps it's time for a change of venue.
Right is always a challenge, and that challenge often becomes even harder when you're dating over 50.