“We see this business growing as big as Match.com,” Arum Kang said on the show.
With this in mind, we asked Elite Singles’ resident psychologist Salama Marine for her thoughts on why some men are still put off by powerful women, and for her advice on dealing with the ignorance and finding love against the odds. On first impression, successful women are really attractive, and men like the idea of ‘conquering’ them.
But when it’s time to think about a long term relationship, everything changes.
Whitney Wolfe, a co-founder of Tinder, had a messy breakup from the company. The case was settled for a reported $1 million with neither party admitting wrong-doing.
She then quickly rebounded with a new dating app called Bumble, where women users are in charge.
Yet women have not been as quick to embrace the dating apps; men are twice as active as women when it comes to online dating, according to 2013 research.
And women have been subjected to hostile, lewd and harassing comments on popular dating apps, like Tinder and Ok Cupid, which have been created by largely male teams.
Why should women be ashamed about knowing what they want and asking for it?
” “If you’re a successful woman, it probably means you’ve spent your entire life setting up goals and succeeding in reaching them.
Female entrepreneurs have seen an opening, and several dating apps have been created by women — for women.
Whether they’ll be hugely successful remains to be seen.
While women tend to crave a relationship with passion at its core; men become more demanding in the relationship in a different way – they tend to want a smooth life free of drama.” “We tend to think that with each new generation dating a powerful woman is becoming more normal, almost as much as a woman dating a powerful man.