You probably spend countless hours every week clicking through profiles and messaging attractive women on dating sites and apps.You get a response every now and again, but rarely from anyone you actually want to date.“The expanded horizons offered by online dating don’t equal unrestricted access to a ready and waiting list of beautiful people.Every man and woman online still has criteria that must be met by people who want to date him or her, and every guy and girl is still in direct competition with every other person of their gender…Isn’t it just better to hang out in the produce aisle and ask women how to tell if a cantaloupe is ripe?At least then you’re pretty much guaranteed to get some kind of response, right? A full third of guys who try online dating sites and apps never go on a single date, and that’s despite spending 5.2 hours a week looking at profiles, then another 6.7 hours sending out messages.
• The two most attractive women probably would have received several thousand more if their inboxes hadn’t have reached maximum capacity.
But how do you quantify chemistry on a dating site?
You can’t – face to face interaction is the only way to see if sparks fly between the two of you.
Whereas before a man just needed to be the best looking guy at work to get a date with a colleague, now he needed to be in the top 10% of all men to get a date with one of the women in his city.” This is the double-edged sword of online dating.
You have far more access to singles than ever before. Which means that there’s also far more COMPETITION.