According to newly released statistics from the the dating app Hinge , men who self-identify as smokers are rejected 89 percent of the time. In other words, they're 61 percent more likely to be rejected than their smoke-free counterparts. Unlike other dating apps, Hinge lets people assign themselves 50 predetermined personality traits, such as "history buff," "foodie," "night owl" and "smoker. In this case, smokers are getting a big thumbs down.
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For most non-smokers, smoking is a huge turnoff. Beyond the physical danger that a smoker is constantly putting themselves in, most non-smokers do not want to have to put up with the inconveniences that come with dating a smoker. Non-smokers, however, have no more interest in inhaling second hand smoke than smoking the cigarette themselves. Even respectful smokers, however, carry the smell of smoke with them everywhere. As such, any car or apartment they are in for any length of time begins to smell faintly of stale smoke. Most non-smokers have no desire to deal with that odor. Smoking is also very expensive, and non-smokers looking for a serious relationship will be wary of joining finances with someone who suffers from an expensive addiction.
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This little insight into the psychology of women may inspire you to make one of the most important decisions in your life: When we look at recent trends, smoking is something that is falling out of fashion. Even if there are still a lot of ladies who smoke these days, the decided majority of the female population are non-smokers. Non-smoking women not only dislike cigarettes or anything associated with smoking, but they also hate to stay in places that smell of tobacco, and it is also very disturbing for them to socialize with people who smoke. Try to think about this:
Think smokers are sexy? Think again. In one of the first columns I wrote four years ago I stated that being a cigarette smoker lowered a single person's Dating Quotient more than any other factor.