In the last two and a half years, I have gone on approximately ten dates with a margin of error of two. Meanwhile, there are 214,000 people in Richmond. Statistically speaking, the odds that I would run into one of these people ever again is less than 0.01%. That may be a little biased since the people I would go on a date with probably have hobbies that overlap with mine, but you get the point.
Now I have run into people who I have matched with on a dating app before. But that’s a different probability game. There’s a lot more of those. I recklessly swipe right. I don’t recklessly show up to dates because that’s expensive. But only twice can I recount running into someone who I matched with, but we never met. Of course, I’m not great with faces, so this might happen more frequently than I recognize.Read More