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.
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.
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Anyone can utter the right words, but words often aren’t matched by behavior.
“The expanded horizons offered by online dating don’t equal unrestricted access to a ready and waiting list of beautiful people.
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In dating, the smartest thing you can do is to find a partner who has good self-esteem.
That individual likes himself; she isn’t too critical of herself; and he accepts himself as-is and works on the parts of his personality or his […] Read more Hi there, If this is the fall where you can’t quite seem to get excited about the idea of new beginnings, I’m writing this to you.
• The two most attractive women received 83% of all messages.
• The two most attractive women probably would have received several thousand more if their inboxes hadn’t have reached maximum capacity.
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