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Are We Setting Our Relationships Up To Fail?

Thought Catalog

In life, they say there are the type of people who look at the glass half-full and those who see it as half-empty. But lately, I’ve come to believe that we are divided between those who look to see how much our potential OKCupid interests are matches and those who go right for the enemy section. I used to think that it was out of a morbid fascination with the site’s seemingly arbitrary rating system, a NASA supercomputer deciding how sex-able you are, but I’ve come to see it as a mindset, continually watching out for failure.

Before Enron collapsed in 2001, they said it was “too big to fail,” a company responsible for so many employees jobs and stockholders’ financial fortunes. Imagine your dating life is like Enron, each prior relationship a different room and unrequited crush an office worker toiling away at their desk, minding their own business…

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