men going their own way
I checked my inbox on OkCupid and there is a message with a link and a note that read, “Just thought you should know, people are talking about you.” Naturally I assumed it was spam, but clicked the link anyways.
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My daughter's friends don't believe her when she tells them, "Daddy lives in a dumpster."
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I decided I would use OkCupid and Craigslist (yes, even scary ol’ Craigslist) so I could have dinner three times a week without opening my wallet.
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I’m trying to figure out why I’ve been alone this long, because I’m kind of sick of it. (And everyone at xoJane is sick of hearing about it.)
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"Will you be my date on Halloween? I'm thinking you can dress up as Esmeralda in high heels. and I'll be Quasimodo."
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Aug 23, 2013 at 3:00pm | 482 comments

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A new study lists the top 5 keywords that cause men to get rejected on Internet dating sites. What self-descriptors give you the heebie-jeebies?
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I don't know any other way to put it -- I need help.
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I had seen "Mean Girls" and everything, but didn’t actually know that losing weight was going to subject me to jokes that a few months prior I would have thought were directed at me.
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From now on, I’m going to pay less attention to little physical details in order to learn more about the important ones.
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Guys, quit doing these weirdo things so that I'm not forced to ignore you.
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Let me be clear: We weren’t sleeping together. I mean, we were sleeping together, but we weren’t having sex.
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Seriously, we're not looking to ensnare you like some kind of a wounded animal in skinny jeans and a fedora.
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I very specifically took full body photos of me on my not-most-awesome day, rather than choose more flattering photos. I embraced underpromise and overdeliver -- I was petrified of trying to deceive anyone.
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Here are a few translations (from BS to English, of course) of some of the more ridiculous things I've seen guys write on OKCupid. All in fun, people, all in fun.
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With no prospects lined up and two nominally active accounts, I decided to start sending men who had visited my profiles the sort of messages I receive on a daily basis.
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Your travel bragging OkCupid profile is super nerdy.
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I’ve developed my own personal set of dating realities, that have helped me avoid the dating fatigue that is so common, especially amongst online daters.
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It’s not like the attention slowed down over time, either. It literally came to a halt the moment those digits on my profile went from 39 to 40. I had aged out of the popular search range.
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While the stigma is definitely disappearing from online dating, it’s still pretty weird for the youngest of us.