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However: One of the weaknesses of online dating is an overreliance on “profiles,” the researchers say.The working theory for businesses like Match and e Harmony, I suppose, is that true love is best predicted by that checklist of activities.(e Harmony may not be as bad about this as Match – I have no experience with them past filling out the application form.) You like live music? Then, yesterday, I tripped across an interesting new study headed up by Dr.But no results to speak of past a few coffee first dates. I’ve had plenty of time to think about what the problem might be, and a good deal of that energy focused on the perfectly valid question of “what’s wrong with me?” Back when I was more successful on the relationship scene I was, after all, a bit younger, and I’ve had to entertain the uncomfortable possibility that 50 year-old Sam is simply less marketable than 30 year-old Sam. For one thing, I’m just not Outdoorsy Guy, but I live in the middle of Outdoorsy Nation.
The bad thing is that somehow the place encourages us to define ourselves as a checklist of things we like to do.
Shared interests and compatibility are nice, but I’ve always felt like relationships thrive on a chemistry that has very little to do with activities.