If you’re single and are a “Star Wars” fan, we’ve got good news for you.
Our friends at PlentyofFish analyzed over 13 million profiles of their online dating users in the United States, and found that those who list “Star Wars” as an interest on their profiles are 61% more likely to leave the site in a relationship than non-fans.
In honor of Star Wars Day, POF lists the top 10 cities to date a Star Wars Fan.
- Los Angeles
- San Antonio
- San Diego
- Las Vegas
- Colorado Springs
So what exactly is Star Wars Day?
ABC News reported that “the pun was first used back in 1979, with Britain’s Conservative Party congratulating Margaret Thatcher in print for taking the prime minister post that day.
Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, claims the first organized “Star Wars” event on May 4 took place in 2011 at the Toronto Underground Cinema.
What Should Single Star Wars Fans Do?
If you’re single and dating online or on mobile dating apps, make sure to list that you’re a Star Wars fan in your favorites, as other singles just might be searching for someone just like you. Take it a step further and post something fun on Facebook or Instagram.
For those of you who live in cities not listed in the top 10, don’t fret. You can change your zipcode as many couples have moved for love.
One of our featured couples on Facebook Love Stories, Sophie and Trevor, actually met in a Facebook fan group for Star Wars. He lived in the U.S. and she lived in the U.K. and now they are happily married, with thanks to Star Wars.
Happy Star Wars Day and May the 4th be with you, wherever you may swipe or roam.
Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating and Mobile Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker. She’s the founder of Cyber-Dating Expert and has been coaching singles on finding love online for over two decades with her Irresistible Profiles coaching programs.
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