Written by: Freya
Hungry people think about food, adults think about love. This is a desire that everyone has. The concept of marriage and love is a mirror of society and the industry. Whether it is Taiwan in the last century in the movie or the WEB3 era in 2023 in reality, there is no shortage of people's thoughts on love and marriage issues, conflicts between old and new ideas, and the pursuit of life goals.
With questions and curiosity, we talked to many relevant people inside and outside the industry about their emotional lives. Some people hate scumbag men for being ruthless, some accuse women of being unjust, and some CPs are kind and loving.
I often travel for business day and night to participate in activities, cancel appointment plans at short notice, have cross-border online meetings during meals, video chat with people from different places, socialize on the phone at night, and have insomnia until dawn...
Although practitioners in the crypto travel everywhere, most people work from home and spend 24 hours a day in the crypto. In fact, they do not have many opportunities to interact with people outside the circle.
Xiao 7 said that the persona established by the man quickly collapsed. After the novelty wore off, the "true form" of NPD (Narcissistic Personality Disorder) was gradually revealed. They were extremely narcissistic and only loved themselves .
Accustomed to the multi-threaded working mode, some men and women in the crypto also enjoy polygamous relationships in their emotional relationships. Many people have specific dates in different countries and cities and will not develop long-term intimate relationships with any of them.
Xiao 7 also said that there are too many girls in the crypto who have a "perfect combination of intelligence and beauty", and there are also many who want to take shortcuts . If there are too many temptations around your boyfriend, you will easily feel insecure.
“The industry is too small, and it’s difficult to look up or down. Once you break up, it’s extremely awkward to meet again, and it’s easy to become the gossip of other people in the industry. All the details and privacy in love will be complained about by your former partner to the people around you. Become known to everyone."
Practitioner Andrew told TechFlow Tech Flow that he would never look for women in the crypto. “If you cannot settle down and have too much ambition and desire, you will not be able to be a gentle mother. A family without a gentle mother will most likely have three generations. Unlucky."
Many outsiders still look at the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry with "colored glasses". They do not want their future wives, husbands, daughters-in-law, and sons-in-law to "speculate" in "scams" all day long.
The work is "intense and exciting", and tomorrow is uncertain, which makes them regard "living in the present and living a chic life" as their life creed. From time to time, the crypto also spreads the various affairs of industry leaders overseas.
A female practitioner said that when looking for a boy in the crypto as a boyfriend, you must lower your psychological expectations. "He can love you very much and treat you well, but he will inevitably also like to play."
“I can’t hold it anymore,” Nil said. Many girls in the crypto often dance, play cards, and participate in various business bureaus. They can easily contact the big guys in the crypto circle. There are many LSPs (lechers) in the crypto, which makes him feel insecure.
Perhaps they have seen too many cases around them similar to "In 1991, the financial circle hired a woman and the male protagonist spent 5000W and other financial investors." Some men in the crypto carefully reviewed and summarized, and began to formulate "ROI" with a relatively higher "ROI". Love Investment Plan”.
" Girls in the crypto have all seen money, and it is difficult to please them with money . Spending the same money in traditional industries can reduce the dimension and defeat others. It is easy to use 'money power' to find a better-looking and simpler partner."
Do the above discussions, as well as the bloody PDF essays in the crypto and financial circles circulated from time to time in WeChat groups, make you doubt "love"? But maybe this is also a kind of "survivor bias."
Practitioner King said that there are many "underground couples"in the crypto, which are not publicly disclosed and deliberately keep a low profile. They also have work contacts, but no one around them knows that they are actually lovers.
In this regard, Sienna, who once worked for a well-known encryption VC in Silicon Valley, expressed her understanding. Her boyfriend is the founder of a well-known project in the industry. In her opinion, when you are in a relationship in the industry, when one of you has a higher status, it will be easier for others to label you. Tag "xxx boyfriend/girlfriend" and make related associations.
As a business manager who has been in the crypto for many years, Niki was called by her boss to run a meeting on the first day she joined the industry. The business KPI was to fill 300 people, which was undoubtedly a huge challenge for her who was afraid of society.
Over the years, the two of them have promoted each other professionally. Niki also told TechFlow TechFlow that she found that talking about boyfriends outside the circle actually has more problems than boyfriends in the circle.
According to Feimo, a senior practitioner, not looking for a partner in the crypto is a false proposition. "Even if you have a boyfriend and girlfriend outside the currency circle, she will enter the crypto and become a crypto person."
"Together we have blown up positions, made money together, stayed up late to fight together, are always curious about new things, become digital nomads together, and traveled to all corners of the world. The so-called youth means an openness and exuberant energy, which is the basic foundation of the encryption industry."
"Girls in the crypto have great learning abilities. Today they are masturbating in DeFi, and tomorrow they are studying small picture IP narratives. You don't have to worry about them being cheated, and you don't have to worry about her getting old and suffering from Alzheimer's disease. She is the most beautiful fighter when it comes to square dancing."
“The lady in the crypto may not know how to cook, but she knows how to treat an aunt without losing money. She also knows where in the world Nomad beauty and investment real estate are. She will choose the right time to freeze eggs and give birth to children in a bear market when there is no money to be made in the industry. , I will speculate in U.S. stocks and foreign exchange from a long-term perspective...".
The two went through a period of discussing liberal political opinions and learning about cryptocurrency as both teachers and friends. They founded Tezos and fell in love. They were also nicknamed a "money-grabbing couple" by foreign media because of the huge financing of Tezos.
Paris Rouzati was named "Paris", so Stani specially proposed to her in Paris. In the early days of Aave's development, everything was not going well. Her wife gave Stani firm support. He previously said in an interview:
On July 4, 2023, their child Bear Atlas Kulechov was born in London, and immediately enjoyed the domain name address of Lens, the decentralized social platform created by Stani, and became a "Baby on chain" from the first day of his birth. This is also It is a romance unique to the encryption industry.