Girl Boss – Why Is Modern Dating So Hard—Especially For Ambitious Women?

Dr. Forshee recently spoke with Girlboss about finding a balance between your personal and professional life.

Dr. Danielle Forshee, a New Jersey-based psychologist, brought up another pain point: pursuing a dating life necessarily means balancing a personal intimate life with your professional identity.

“The struggle with this is that, in the current state of hookup culture, women who are serious about creating a professional career do not want to feel like they are wasting their precious time, going on multiple dates or participating in back-and-forth text message banter with people that they’re trying to get to know,” Forshee says. When you’re trying to build an empire, who has the time?