A good friend of mine said something to me that really got me thinking. He said “If no one can even find a job right now, how the hell do any of us expect to find love???” And you know what? He’s right. The recession is totally sucking up the love. Think about it…
You go to a bookstore to meet a snuggly nerdy bookworm but guess what? They aren’t there. Because they can’t afford books.
You go to a bar to meet the drunken frat boys/bar skanks you can’t get enough of. They aren’t there. Because they can’t afford drinks. (and maybe this is a good thing….)
You go to the Mac store to meet an iPerson like yourself. They aren’t there. Because they definitely can’t afford a new Mac.
You go to Whole Foods to meet the sensitive animal lover. But again, they aren’t there. They shop at Wal-Mart now because Whole Foods is too expensive.
WHERE DO YOU MEET PEOPLE IN A RECESSION? I can’t imagine the welfare line is romance-inducing. There isn’t anybody anywhere to meet. Everyone is trying to save money and it is completely screwing cupid over. Love stocks are at an all-time low. And even if you do meet someone, they are hesitant to commit because they have no idea if they might have to move across the country to keep their job, or be able to afford the gas to get to your apartment, or be able to pay for that slice of pizza on your first date. And even though in the best of times no one can say for sure what’s going to happen, it’s even worse when it’s a recession because you can’t take anything for granted. And that scares people. And usually when people are scared, like in a war, love totally takes over and everybody gets married and makes lots of babies, but it’s not like that in a recession. In a recession, when people get scared, they hide in caves and hibernate until the financial forecast looks less intimidating. And trust me, when you’re hiding, it’s really hard to meet people.
So, not only is the recession killing people financially, it’s killing love too. And I for one, really think cupid needs to step-up his game and not let this douche bag recession keep him down. I mean, come on cupid! You can’t let this defeat you. Because there are lots of people out there who need your match-making skills. They want love man. Give the people the love they need. Even though it’s harder, even though it will take a lot of creative thinking on your part, I know you can do it. I know you can help people find love, even in a recession. So get your booty out there and start making magic happen! Also, if you could, I would really like a nerdy bookworm with a heart of gold and killer sense of humor. 🙂
Important lessons to learn from this post.
1. It’s hard to find love during a recession.
2. Cupid needs to work harder.
3. Cupid reads my blog.
4. I would like a nerdy bookworm with a heart of gold and a killer sense of humor. (I’m just sayin…..)