some ugly truths we must all be aware of and conquer before we embark on a journey to find “the one.” This is one of the biggest truths about online dating nobody wants to admit.
From childhood, men have been brought up to be fierce competitors, to opt for the most risky jobs, to put themselves on the line, to accept rejection “like a man” and to always make the first move.
This product of social conditioning rears its ugly head online even more so, as an average of seven men compete for the attention of one woman.
I have pock-marked skin, hooded eyes, and a bulbous nose.
My voice is deep, which apparently makes me less desirable to men.
But if a guy tries to hard, he's blown his chance with that girl. If a girl is the one who asks out the guy, she risks being called "forward" or a "slut".
However hard it is to risk rejection, it is also hard to wait and hope that someone will ask you out.
My best friend, who looks like the racially ambiguous lovechild of Brad Pitt and Pocahontas, waves her phone at me in righteous indignation. Several of my “classically attractive” friends are pissed.
“It’s like your biggest accomplishment is something you didn’t do yourself.”She wasn’t being rude; I’m not beautiful in the traditional sense.
“Classically attractive” women have more difficulty online dating.
Okay, it’s time to have an open and frank discussion about the battle of the sexes and the dating game.
While it does require less effort for women to get responses from the opposite sex, they’re not really in the best position, as they have to dig through a lot of junk before they find any substance.
Headlines are just as important as the content in your message.
If the issue is meeting people at bars, this is no problem, but many men/women don't want their dating life to center around bars.