If a woman’s favorite beau or someone she is dating doesn’t ask her out for Valentine’s Day, she won’t get over it.
She’ll assume he’s romancing another woman and will know she’s not on the top of his list.
With these two major events only weeks apart, it’s become obvious that the Super Bowl for men is revered in the same way as Valentine’s Day is for women.
"From what we've noticed, our users don't obsess about Valentine's day," marketing director Karen Fein tell TIME.
"It's just a day like any other."Tinder Last year Tinder saw a huge saw a huge spike in downloads and usage — but that might be less about the holiday and more about Olympics gold medalist Jamie Anderson's pre-Valentine's Day interview in which she revealed that "Tinder in the Olympic village is next level."Tinder tells TIME that it has been seeing an increase in messaging in the last week-and-a-half—and Wednesday marked the app's biggest daily usage ever, up 6.4% from last month.
The week after, things slow to normal, which could mean the connections were taken offline.
JDate & Christian Mingle"This is without a doubt our busiest time of year," Laura Seldon, the managing editor JDate and Christian Mingle parent company Spark Networks, says. But a spokesperson says that this particular Valentine's Day weekend will be particularly active, thanks to President's Day making it a double holiday weekend.
So whether you like football or not, love or hate Valentine’s Day, remember to talk to the person you are dating about what these days mean to you.
If you’re single, use this opportunity to accept all invitations for both the Super Bowl and Valentine’s singles mixers.
The leading purveyors of digital courtship confirm that, for the most part, Valentine's Day sees a spike in user activity.
(On JDate, instant messaging has gone up 150% on the holiday).
The lonely hearts club will be raging on the Internet this weekend.
If you're worried that going on dating sites and apps on Valentine's Day is a faux pas, then let these statistics assuage your fears and enable your swiping.
Even if your team loses and you’re dateless on the 14th, you’ll be casting a wider net and expanding your social circle. She’s the author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online and creates Irresistible online dating profiles for singles on the dating scene.