Can you define who you date by what they do for a living?
I think it’s fairly obvious that I never mince bones with my words and tell you exactly how I feel (which, of course, does not always work in my favor), and so I shall continue to play it straight. I think a new ‘study’ by eHarmony is bogus, given that they’ve created a list of who should date who depending upon your job.
I do not believe your job defines you. Yes, it’s part of who you are and what you do, but it isn’t you. I am now a happy California girl, but back in the day when I was living in Manhattan, it was pretty standard for someone to ask your name, forget it immediately, then ask what you did for a living. Should they have been impressed by your career of choice, said person would then ask you to repeat your name. It was such horseshit – and so is this study.
According to eHarmony, the best matches are as follows:
|HE IS A||SHE IS A|
They have also compiled a list of the lowest compatibility professions:
|HE IS A||SHE IS A|
Not going to lie, this reads like that game you play in elementary school, MASH. “I want to marry a doctor, a lawyer, a banker or a fireman!” (Cops need not apply).
The powers that be think that opposites attract, which is why a company spokesperson told the U.K.‘s Daily Mail: ”When it comes to who’s talking to who, most people are looking to talk to someone who does something different than themselves.”
Um, excuse me, but MOST people are looking for someone that makes them happy. What your partner does (or does not do) is a secondary factor.
And for the record, if eHarmony was going to make a list of compatible professions, why are there only ten listed? Are you trying to tell us that professional trapeze artists, clowns and lion tamers won’t be lucky in finding a love match?
I really hope not, for their sakes. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, after all…especially if she has a lion in her possession.