Online dating not
Most of us have commiserated over drinks about the countless conversations that go nowhere, the great conversations that result in terrible dates, or the amazing dates that end in radio silence.
By the time your date comes around, she’ll already have lost interest or have found someone more attentive.
“I get that they’re not looking for love, but aren’t they trying to hook up? Given the competitive nature of the medium, some men assume if a woman is too attractive, she may be inundated with prospects.
Thus, to hedge their bets, they may only approach women who aren’t considered unanimously pretty.
I worry less about pretense or maintaining some mystique, and if a suitor doesn’t get me, I can chalk it up to math.
The odds might be against me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t deserve to play the game.
If someone doesn’t “match” with me (online or in real life), it doesn’t mean I’m less valuable.