She signed up for JDate, an online dating site for Jewish singles.
“All kinds of people are doing it,” says Caploe, 54, a publisher who lives in New York City.
If anger at an injustice motivates you to right the wrong, then this emotion has served you well.
According to a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, 15 percent of American adults have used online dating sites (web-based platforms like Match.com) and/or dating apps (location-based smartphone apps like Tinder).
Participation by those 18 to 24 has almost tripled since 2013, and boomer enrollment has doubled.
It involves quick bursts of outsized anger, frustration, impatience, or excitability in response to everyday events. Surman is an instructor in psychiatry in the Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD Program.
“Any sort of reflexive, emotionally laden reaction that would not be politic or thoughtful or helpful,” says study researcher Craig B. “It’s not just people with mental health challenges that have issues regulating their emotions.
And of course, that person who’s calm on the outside doesn’t have to be calm on the inside.