Recently I’ve been talking to my single friends about dating in NYC. Whether we are in a relationship or single or dating actively, we all seemed to agree on one thing—dating in NYC as a straight, single woman is pretty tough. It’s something we don’t have concrete data about it, yet we all seemed to feel the same way. On this matter, I related to the lessons of the stories in statistical research that I learned in class today—how the same statistical data can be used to explain different perspectives. Aziz Ansari tried to do something like that in his book Modern Romance (which suggested nothing too surprising, at least for me,) but would statistical insight ever be enough to suggest a “solution” to the dating problems we have? Maybe science will help dating, in the future.