The other problem is that these websites are asking us questions like, are you a dog person or a cat person? So I started writing and writing and writing, and at the end, I had amassed 72 different data points.
I wanted somebody was Jew-ish, so I was looking for somebody who had the same background and thoughts on our culture, but wasn't going to force me to go to shul every Friday and Saturday.
I also wanted somebody who not only wanted two children, but was going to have the same attitude toward parenting that I do, so somebody who was going to be totally okay with forcing our child to start taking piano lessons at age three, and also maybe computer science classes if we could wrangle it.
So things like that, but I also wanted somebody who would go to far-flung, exotic places, like Petra, Jordan.
So we're nearing the end of our conversation and the end of dinner, and I've decided Steve the I. guy and I are really just not meant for each other, but we'll part ways as friends, when he gets up to go to the bathroom, and in the meantime, the bill comes to our table. See, the real problem here is that, while the algorithms work just fine, you and I don't, when confronted with blank windows where we're supposed to input our information online. So knowing that there was superficial data that was being used to match me up with other people, I decided instead to ask my own questions.
Very few of us have the ability to be totally and brutally honest with ourselves. What was every single possible thing that I could think of that I was looking for in a mate?
Now, I like the idea of online dating, because it's predicated on an algorithm, and that's really just a simple way of saying I've got a problem, I'm going to use some data, run it through a system and get to a solution.
In the meantime, my very large Jewish family was already all married and well on their way to having lots and lots of children, and I felt like I was under tremendous peer pressure to get my life going already.In short, I was trying to figure out what's the probability of my finding Mr. Well, at the time I was living in the city of Philadelphia, and it's a big city, and I figured, in this entire place, there are lots of possibilities. Population of Philadelphia: it has 1.5 million people.I figure about half of that are men, so that takes the number down to 750,000.Our singles community is massive, and you're only a couple of clicks away from finding a date.Chatte mit interessanten Leuten, teile Deine Fotos und Interessen und finde neue Freunde!