I’ll call them – Cool Logicians and Heartfelt Believers. They have read the experts and considered the research. Cool Logicians are also aware that dating more than one person at a time can raise your perceived value.
They know that meeting a great person often means you have to meet lots of people. It can make you seem more in demand and like a “catch.” Of course, it can also make you seem like a low-down dirty dog.
In the Vanity Fair article, David Buss, a University of Texas psychology professor, says that apps like Tinder contribute to “a perceived surplus of women,” among straight men, which in turn leads to more hookups and fewer traditional relationships.
Here’s the thing: This surplus of women is not just “perceived” but very, very real.
The British side is written by London-based e Harmony Editor Julia Filsell, and the American side by Pasadena-based e Harmony Content Director, Grant Langston. It seems to be an issue that neatly divides daters.