But is it really important to improve ourselves for a successful dating?
is all about impressing others and finding a true happiness. No one tells you to quit all your favourite habits, but it’s crucial to become more modern.
Rather than put too much pressure on each encounter and feeling bummed if it doesn’t lead to more, Schwartz suggests trying to enjoy the search.
Make sure you honestly establish what you’re looking for in your profile and in answering the essay options or quizzes.
See if the questions or the sample profiles on the site align with your dating goals.
He’d dressed for the occasion in khaki shorts, black socks, sandals, and a fanny pack, and appeared to be in his mid-70s—even though his profile on Elite Singles claimed he was 62. If you’re single—and don’t want to be—you can expect to spend one to two years making an active effort and dating multiple prospects to find the one long-term relationship that can turn into forever love, says Pepper Schwartz, University of Washington sociology professor, an expert on aging and sexuality.
In some respects, Schwartz says, it’s like planning your next career move.
EHarmony claims it is all about compatibility—and marriage.