I ask because a man’s height, apparently, matters to some women. I’ve seen many online dating profiles in which a woman says she’s only interested in men at least 6 feet tall. That restriction always turns me off, even though I qualify at 6’2”. Still, I have an immediate negative reaction when a guy’s height […]
It may not surprise you that love is an inexact science. No one has ever been able to prove why two people are a match or predict who might be compatible. However, if you listen to claims by some online dating firms, you’d think they have uncovered the science of attraction. Wrong, say several collegiate […]
Online dating is great. It’s the fastest, most efficient, cost-effective way to meet lots of women. The only drawback: You’ll get rejected. A lot. You may message a dozen or more women – possibly way more — before one replies.
Sorry, a cute pet doesn’t make me more likely to go out with you. Instead, show me more pictures of you. And make sure they’re close up and in focus.
It’s tricky business to create an effective online dating profile. It’s a sales pitch, basically. You’re trying to use the proper words and images to attract a woman.
I’ve approached online dating as an experiment since the beginning. I’ve kept a record of the names, ages, occupation, race and town of each woman I met in person. Besides the 13 I’ve been on dates with, I’ve corresponded by email or phone with probably 50 or so. Turned out, one of us wasn’t interested in meeting.