Fat men for dating
Do women have it a lot easier than men, and do hot people in general have it the easiest? Millward created 10 fake OKCupid profiles with similar sounding usernames, with the same written profile, personal stats, level of education, etc. Each account had a different photo of a man or woman of varying attractiveness.
However, it’s always good to back up hypotheses with facts, and that’s what Jon Millward did with this experiment, posted on his eponymous blog.
Whereas before a man just needed to be the best looking guy at work to get a date with a colleague, now he needed to be in the top 10% of all men to get a date with one of the women in his city.” This is the double-edged sword of online dating.
You have far more access to singles than ever before. Which means that there’s also far more COMPETITION.
“The expanded horizons offered by online dating don’t equal unrestricted access to a ready and waiting list of beautiful people.
Every man and woman online still has criteria that must be met by people who want to date him or her, and every guy and girl is still in direct competition with every other person of their gender…
But if the baggage becomes apparent too early in the relationship, then a guy will probably bail.I don't feel pressure in that sense, but I do fear that my appearance and my "game" (not that either are working for me presently) will fade as I get older.It's fun being one of the few guys in my group of friends who hasn't yet found love, but at the same time I wonder what is wrong with me..I'm trying to decide if time is running out.Online dating may be a jungle, but it’s a jungle with a LOT of single people, so it’s best to learn how to master the process.As a woman, your takeaway is that while you may get frustrated at the lack of quality responses, put yourself in a man’s shoes.