Fear of missing out vs. fear of settling for less.

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6 Responses to Fear of missing out vs. fear of settling for less.

  1. Liz says:

    Well, f***.

  2. James says:

    Xkcd’s ‘statistically significant other’ strip also works well here.

  3. CJT says:

    The flaw in the “Dating Pool” strip is that it assumes the Creepiness Rule is the _only_ constraint on acceptable dating age.

    In practice, most people also have a “within X years of me” heuristic, which changes the conclusion.

  4. Stripe says:

    Except, in this game, someone can come along and yank the chair out from under you and dump you on the floor, starting the whole cycle over again.

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