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.
According to research, women who send messages to men are twice as likely to receive a response compared to men who start conversations.
During my early days into the world of online dating, I did an experiment. That’s like having a hole in your pocket which continues to leak money right to your door step.
Keeping everything else equal, I wanted to confirm whether there was a correlation with income and the number of responses I received. Just digging deep into some code, whilst watching the latest episode of ‘Suits’. You shouldn’t be surprised if an unwanted visitor knocks on your door, or commits an act of theft in the night.
I used to feel like I was the wallpaper that would peel in the background when I’m in a room full with a thousand people.
While I’m not a huge advocate of , I did notice that the less time I spent chasing affection and validation, the more I received in return, when I focused on growing myself as a person.
Ideally, you want to use it to complement and augment your existing chances of finding a partner.
But what if you don’t have any chances or opportunities in your day to day life?
When you embark with online dating, you shouldn’t just expect rejection—you must embrace it and become its friend.
Rather than saying Long story short, she was receiving a lot of messages from men who expressed their disdain at her choice for wanting to identify as a feminist.
It got to the point that she had to state explicitly on her profile: The messages never stopped. She seemed compelled to find out what vitriol I had spouted.
It is a strict marketing teacher with a steep learning curve.
The feedback you receive from your experiences with online dating with either teach you what not to do, or confuse you even further.