But the couple is in the minority, since more than 80% of JDate users choose to leave their salary blank or select “Will tell you later.” Van Wallach, 56, a senior proposal writer for a major professional services firm, was a member of JDate and before he started dating a woman he met on JDate in 2008.
While he ultimately decided to select the “Will tell you later” option, he initially listed his income as between ,000 and 0,000.
I reactivated my online dating profile a couple months ago. Actually, my mother chastises me for dating men of modest means.
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. And, to be honest, meeting a guy who makes in the high-six-figure range makes me think, “Oh, he’s out of my league.” Suddenly, I was fixated on the fact that this man earned more than I did. or Not to Tell Still reeling from the shock of seeing the psychiatrist’s salary, I started to wonder: Should you list your income online?
“Men just want a woman who is productive doing something.
I’ve yet to see a man discount going out with a woman because she makes too much or not enough for him.” But the statistics suggest otherwise.
So what are the implications of indicating you don’t want to reveal your salary—or of leaving that section blank, like I did?
They have the same contact rates as men who make under ,000 and women who make under ,000.Is it better just to avoid the whole issue and wait until the relationship gets serious to discuss it?