Is Dating Actually Worth It?
If it feels like dating is kinda difficult these days you’re not alone.
As the researchers at Pew tell us, the average American isn’t too stoked about their dating life nowadays.
To be clear Pew researchers didn’t allow those surveyed to write anything they wanted to in the blank. If they did I’m sure at least 25% would have filled written that overall things in their dating life are going “so horribly they wish they could return to the womb.”
Despite the lack of imagery we still have two major takeaways:
67% of Americans say their dating life isn’t going well at all
75% of Americans say that they’ve found it very/somewhat difficult to date in the past year
Now I wonder why that is?
Could it be because the USA experienced a recession in 2020? Or maybe it’s because America’s middle class has been shrinking for decades and that it’s super difficult to get buns without waking up Mom & Dad? Or or maybe it’s because we’ve been in the midst of a loneliness pandemic for a while now?
But in reality, the decline in romantic satisfaction can most likely be traced back to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s departure from the royal family — cause what societal ill hasn’t been impacted by the breakup of the royal family?
I mean, it’s not like anything else major happened in 2020 right?
Look I totally understand why you just searched google for “Is dating actually worth it” — but just because something’s difficult doesn’t mean you should stop doing it, right?
Americans today are clearly down on their luck.
That’s why I’m here.
To convince you that dating is 100% worth it and show you how you can find love (or at the very least a really nice person to stare at) without losing your sanity or emptying your savings account, here’s a few ideas of how you can get the ball rolling in your favor a bit better.
How to Make Dating Worth Your Effort
Hire A Matchmaker
Hiring a matchmaker solves like 95% of the problems that most men and women confront when dating.
Let’s list out the reasons why people hate dating in today’s modern world:
— No one’s serious about dating
— Getting matches feels impossible
— When you do match that person doesn’t respond
— They finally respond and you realize you’re not compatible
— When your Bumble date meets you IRL you realize they look nothing like themselves
— If you do finally find the one, your parents will probably hate your partner and the media will throw a temper tantrum the size of Piers Morgan’s ego
I’m starting to notice a pattern.
Clearly not every aspect of dating sucks, just certain parts of it, specifically the aspects that have to do with online dating.
You’re not crazy if you think that in order to find a romantic partner you have to use online dating.
A 2017 Stanford study found that 39% of relationships that started in 2017 began online. And that was 2017. A recent eHarmony study found that by 2035 the majority of online relationships will have started thanks to a dating app.
What’s so paradoxical about these studies is that people actually hate dating apps.
People feel the same relationship with dating apps that they do with Google or Facebook. We use them because we’re addicted to them not because we necessarily enjoy them.
That being said, there is another option.
One that allows you to keep your thumb clean from the dirty work of swiping through Tinder incessantly and allows you to kick back as someone else finds matches for you.
That someone I’m referring to is a matchmaker.
But why is the emlovz matchmaking process better than using a dating app. Well it all comes down to the process.
Here’s the process in five steps.
- First, we interview you to understand exactly who you are and what type of partner you’re looking for.
- Next, we comb through your area searching for only highly compatible women. We’ll make contact with about 1,000 women and start narrowing the list from there.
- 50-75 women will be identified and run through an in-depth interview, and an in-depth personality test.
- Next, we’ll select 6-12 women for you to date
- Then we set you up on a 30-minute virtual date.
Stop being frustrated by the virtual ladies of online dating — let us wade through the muck of online dating for you.
But hey, just because we’re finding you super compatible women to date doesn’t mean all the woes that come with dating subside.
To further address your dating concerns you’ll need to keep your “why” front and center.
Know Your ‘Why’
There’s a reason you don’t stay inside every Friday night re-watching Rick and Morty while engorging yourself with kettle corn and White Claw.
Well I mean maybe you do and don’t get me wrong, that’s a pretty stellar combination. The thing is you undoubtedly want more.
Look, dating is actually worth it. Maybe not the beginning phase exactly, but the feelings that arise from meeting “the one” (or at least a “the one“) is why we do it (not to mention the societal pressure but hey that’s a different article altogether).
Whether it be from Disney movies or cheesy Plato quotes,