According to science, getting a date could be just as hard as your job search.
As if losing your job doesn't suck enough, a recent survey conducted by online dating site It's Just Lunch found that 75 percent of women wouldn't even go on a date with an unemployed man. But 33 percent said there was no chance, while the other 25 percent said they would go on a date with a jobless guy."Not having a job will definitely make it harder for men to date someone they don't already know," says Irene La Cota of It's Just Lunch.
As the It's Just Lunch blog notes: "Unemployment shouldn't disqualify you from dating, but remember to focus on your own life too.
First, a girl messaged Maria, an active user, and the two flirted back and forth for awhile. "We went back and forth for about a week," notes Maria, "each of us messaging around once a day.
When Maria mentioned she had quit her job a few weeks prior, but wished she were working, the response was... And then she asked what I did [for a living]." "I responded honestly that I quit my job three weeks ago, I wished I was working, and I shouldn't get too down considering I could find a great opportunity tomorrow," says Maria.
“You need to realize that, even if you have a good job, it’s not automatically going to get you the girl or the guy.” Incorporating passion and excitement into your conversation is key during a career transition.
By changing your perspective, you can control how people view your situation.