Make Your Move

Make Your Move

Birger claims that Modern romance is broken and It’s time to flip the script.

Apps have transformed dating from a mysterious adventure into a daily chore. Young, single, college-educated women are sick and tired of competing for a shrinking supply of guys.  And marriage-material men, long expected to take the lead when it comes to asking women out, are suddenly balking at making the first move, fearing they’ll come across as creepy or inappropriate.

Society is changing, which means it’s time for dating to evolve. Millennial and Gen Z women are more than capable of seeking out what—and who—they want. These women are standouts in the classroom and champions on the playing fields. They’re leaders in the workplace and trailblazers in city halls, state houses, and Congress.  So why would we tell a generation of badass women that they’re not allowed to be bold when it comes to finding love?  Why should they have to sit back and wait (and wait and wait) for men to find them?

Make Your Move is an honest, solution-based guide to finding love that lasts. If you’re tired of playing by old rules, look no further: Make your move and win.

Jon Birger 

 Jon is an award-winning writer, a contributor to Fortune magazine, a dating expert, and the author of Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game. Named to AlwaysOn Network’s list of “Power Players in Technology Business Media,” Jon is a former senior writer at both Fortune and Money magazines.  He’s a familiar voice and face on radio and television, appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America, BBC World Service, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and Fox News. A graduate of Brown University, Jon lives with his family in Larchmont, N.Y.  For more information, please visit his website,


Thank you for joining us on this episode of Elizabeth Cronin’s Podcast. Please sign up here to become a member of her community and you will automatically receive notifications when new material (including podcasts) has been added to the website.