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…
“I get that they’re not looking for love, but aren’t they trying to hook up? ”As it turns out, my good-looking friends aren’t completely out of touch.
“Classically attractive” women have more difficulty online dating.
Society tells them they’re beautiful and they’re mad at Tinder and Ok Cupid for not providing better prospects. I’m the average-looking sidekick, “the one who online dates,” and it’s my fault they aren’t having a better time.
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.
I have heard many, many times that people always get suspicious when someone extraordinarily beautiful pops up on an online dating site.