It is a deep dark secret of mine that I used to be a philatelist—yes, you can denigrate that fine hobby by calling it stamp collecting if you wish.I collected certain kinds of 19th-century postal history (mailed envelopes) and I used to enjoy travelling from dealer to dealer digging through bins of musty postal history looking for the items that I collected. Collecting postal history has gone from a labor of seeking out interesting shops and sales and digging through musty boxes to one of logging on to e Bay, typing in a search request (19th-century postal history), and clicking on whatever envelope covers catch my eye. Now I realize that the economic language of frictionless markets isn't very romantic, but the fact is that the dating game is a kind of market whether we want to admit it or not.Or rather, it's just a small part of a bigger problem with online dating.
Globalization and online dating
“My family is very conservative, and I wanted to break out of the shell and do something different,” Arshad told me. For Arshad, and many young Indian women, her family prefers that she settle down and get married, but Arshad moved to Delhi to pursue a free, independent lifestyle.
She refuses to let her parents dictate her future or her life partner.
Heck, I might put up my profile and end up being featured in one of these silly adverts as well: SCENE: (I am seated on a leather sofa with an 85-year old grandmother, my "lover," whose right hand I am holding and who I am looking at with heartfelt longing.)"I used to be a Ph D student when I figured that I was way too sexy to be a mere schoolteacher.
Through Seeking Millionaire, I was able to find the charming, goddess-like blue-haired woman of my wildest dreams who was also filthy, stinking rich because her arms dealer husband kicked the bucket.
“I think there’s a lot of pent-up demand,” says Chief Strategy Officer Mark Brooks.