Educated dating for singles
“Atheists and agnostics are also disproportionately male.
An atheist meet-up would be a really good place to meet men.” “For the women who wait [to settle down], the dating pool gets much, much worse,” Birger says. In the first round, fresh into the dating market, nearly every woman gets a chair.
An independent study exists to confirm what we have known all along.
Some careers to consider: mechanical engineering (93 percent male), computer network administration (83 percent) and financial advising (74 percent).By the final round, the chances of losing soar to 50 percent.For example, some 20 years ago a recent college-grad female confronted a dating market that had 117 recent college-grad men for every 100 women.Today that same woman, now 40, if still unmarried, faces a market in which nearly two-thirds of those formerly single men are hitched, and there are just 33 eligible men for every 50 women — 52 percent more women than men.“None of this would matter if we were open-minded about who we dated,” Birger says.
In “Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game,” out today, Birger, a former writer for Fortune and Money magazines, crunched demographic, census and other data to show that it really is historically rough out there for the ladies.