During the financial crisis that began in 2007, many men began to scale back their dating expenses or stop dating altogether because of wage cuts or job loss.
In some cases, men found that their appeal to women had diminished.
He holds a Master of Arts in sociology and a Juris Doctor.
"I was not allowed to be a lover, not even with girls who got close to me.
I was the friend they could trust because my sexuality was denied me by both sexes," Alan Holdsworth writes in New Internationalist.
In the 1978 movie "Coming Home," Sally Hyde, an able-bodied married woman, falls in love with Luke Martin, a wounded Vietnam veteran who uses a wheelchair.
Their developing romance illustrates some of the challenges that occur with dating a man in a wheelchair.