I could not agree more enthusiastically with all of the above.
When you’re a 30 something single mom living in a small town, life is less Sex and the City, and more Sex and the Country.
I reactivated my online dating profile a couple months ago.
For the most part, the pickings were bleak, but I was feeling giddy about my first date with a child psychiatrist. We’d exchanged a few flirty text messages, and, judging by his photos, he was just my type—tall, fit and handsome, with that bald-head-and-beard look that makes me swoon. I’m in the middle of a 30-day Bikram yoga challenge.) He likes books on spirituality and healing practices. I’m reading a book about mindfulness and depression.) But then, there was something that I hadn’t noticed before: He’d listed his salary as somewhere between 0,000 and 0,000. I'm a freelance writer and editor, and mine is ... There are some women who only date guys with salaries in the high six-figures, but I am not one of those women.
Between free apps like Bumble and Tinder (which respectively see between 3.5 and 50 million users monthly), and fee-based sites like (which boasts 12 million unique monthly visitors), online dating has officially become a thing.Gina Stewart, an online dating coach with Expert Online Dating.com, says that my salary shame is unfounded.“Most men don’t seem to care quite as much about what a woman makes as much as women care what men make,” says Stewart. I mean, I don’t think I’ve honestly done anything quite as crazy. This has been in the making (in my brain) for quite some time. The world of online dating is blog-worthy / theatre-worthy /podcast-worthy.Go ahead and strike those overused words and phases from your profile as they make you blend into the background.