Not to mention, in the aftermath of splitting from the person I thought I’d spend the rest of my life with at the age of 30, the very concept of dating seemed absurd.
The closest I’d gotten to another living being in the past few months was spooning my dog every night.
When I ended a five-year relationship in the fall of 2016, I had no desire to rush back into the dating scene.
But there I was, six months later, trying to get out of my comfort zone by skiing with complete strangers at a chairlift speed-dating event.
Women put greater weight on the intelligence and the race of partner, while men respond more to physical attractiveness.