While speaking with Stanger, she identified six main reasons why dating can be complicated for some entrepreneurs. The key word is “some” — there are plenty of entrepreneurs in happy and healthy relationships, but I’m also willing to bet that there are many who also feel like dating is a nightmare.
1. Entrepreneurs prioritize business first.
When business comes first that means everything else plays second fiddle, including relationships. I attribute this as being the number-one reason why I have trouble in the dating world — my business comes first, and I anticipate that isn’t going to change anytime soon.
“Since entrepreneurs prioritize business they tend to put romance second, which puts potential mates off and leaves love on the back burner,” Stanger says.