Secrets of dating men
“Men just want a woman who is productive doing something.I’ve yet to see a man discount going out with a woman because she makes too much or not enough for him.” But the statistics suggest otherwise.“I was in college, and then in law school making less than K working part-time.Most girls probably wouldn’t want that anyway.” But years later, Falkinstein is making ,000 and he still doesn’t list his income.A survey by the dating site AYI.com found that women who indicate they make upward of 0,000 are most likely to be contacted by a man.Likewise, men who say they earn more than 0,000 have the greatest chance of hearing from a woman.So what are the implications of indicating you don’t want to reveal your salary—or of leaving that section blank, like I did?
“It just seems like a very private piece of information to make available to people who you don’t know,” she says.
“Everybody has their preferences and biases—whether it’s blond hair or brown hair—and finances should be no different.” Frankel is in the business of helping people find love online (and offline), a job inspired by her personal experience: She and her husband, 42, met on JDate in 2011.
Frankel and her husband both revealed their incomes in their profiles (they each made more than 0,000), and she says that the numbers “definitely” played a part in them getting together.
More importantly, I’m a casual online dater—yes, it would be great to meet The One, but I’d also like to find someone to join me at happy hour.
It seems to me that conversations about money should be reserved for people who are either in or looking for a serious relationship.
Interestingly, the survey also found that people who choose “Rather not say” on their online dating profile are perceived to be lower earners.