More hearts flutterThe underlying data is from... online dating sites. "When stocks fall, more people look for love online."
as markets sputter.
"When your life is not in the right place, you want to turn to somebody who can make you feel better about yourself."
And when you're working less, or not at all, you've got more time to make time!
The report doesn't seem to mention the possibility that a lot of relationships are breaking up under financial stress. That might also cause a boom at Match.com.
When one relationship ends
the aftermath often sends
two people online
new special friends.