For some odd purpose, you simply can’t appear to seek out somebody to this point. Or whenever you do, you don’t precisely click on (i.e. not a lot in widespread, nonetheless lives along with his mom, comes off as a creep, and many others.) What may very well be unsuitable with you? The reply to which may be that it’s not you; it’s the place you reside.
In 2014, Kiplinger studied the financial and demographic components and decided what cities are, to place it politely, mediocre for locating a possible life accomplice. Beware in case you name any of those cities dwelling.
If you happen to reside in these 5 cities, your love life in all probability sucks:
1. Anderson, South Carolina
Not solely is half of town inhabitants married, the city’s so small that your alternative of singles is principally your total third-grade class.
Likelihood is you will know everybody already. It is like in every single place you go is a high-school reunion you did not ask for, and who needs to see their one-night stand on the grocery retailer? Even worse when it is laundry day and all it’s a must to put on are your Juicy pants from ceaselessly in the past. PASS.
2. Fort Smith, Arkansas
Town’s actually charming (and has a little bit of an outdated Western film really feel to it), however Kiplinger discovered that its median earnings price to be very low — $14,000 under the nationwide degree. Yikes. If you wish to meet your future stay-at-home-husband, look no additional. Drinks on you, I suppose.
3. Ocala, Florida
Ocala is called “The Horse Capital of the World,” so hopefully you are into all issues equestrian.
However loving horses is not the largest dealbreaker right here; it is the truth that 54% of Ocala’s inhabitants is already married. So … good luck with that, pal. Is likely to be time to search for marriage ceremony rings on all the fellows you see there earlier than making your transfer.
4. Punta Gorda, Florida
If you happen to reside right here, take into account shifting to a different a part of Florida (perhaps Ocala?), as a result of the vast majority of people who reside listed below are retirees selecting to reside out the remainder of their life in near-perfect 70-degree climate.
Except you’re into the cougar recreation through which case, God Bless. Nothing like making an attempt to sneak out the morning after from a retirement dwelling.
5. Yuma, Arizona
Yuma is principally in the midst of nowhere and until you wish to date a cactus, we advocate passing proper on by means of.
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(Extra significantly, although, Yuma has a excessive unemployment price and excessive price of residing, in order that cactus you are courting might be out of a job and pays WAY an excessive amount of for his rental, and his roommate is de facto bizarre.)
Caithlin Pena is an editor and former contributor for YourTango. Her work has been featured on Thought Catalog, Huffington Put up, Yahoo, Psych Central, and BRIDES.