So when I go to the grocery store, if I spend a lot of time scanning the shelves, I could be doing other things.And if I want to buy a new house and I go from open house to open house, I could be doing other things.Other matching markets include job markets, where both companies and prospective hires need to mutually like each other, or the market for joining groups such as fraternities and sororities, and other kinds of social clubs.
But when we’re picking a life partner, everybody’s different. So in an ideal world, we would have the ability to search every single person out there and pick the ideal match.
But the world is not ideal and going about searching through people is very costly.
Have you asked yourself lately what's important to you?
Relationship expert Ty Tashiro provides a helpful framework for prioritizing what you're looking for in a partner, if you'd like a starting point that's rooted in research.