Online dating not working for me
How dare they reject me before I could reject them! Whether they were the ancient ads I helped beta test as an intern or the old standby OKCupid, I'd invest time and energy into meeting men I wouldn't otherwise come across in my day-to-day life (read: freelancing at home, usually pantless).
Eventually, I'd get fed up with the banality of it all, hide my profile or delete the app.
"I'd call it a slow attrition of diminishing returns," Chelsea said about dating in NYC.
"I feel as if I make out with a guy and tell a guy I'd like to enjoy sexual congress, he should be stoked.
Now I’m doing both, and I feel stronger and am at a weight that I’m comfortable with. You could be putting in a lot of work but not having any success.
The thing is, you’re working hard, not working smart — just like I was.
It never occurred to me in a serious way before this to lie about my age, even when I hit 30 or 35.
I can't sit back, in conversation, and watch a man prove that my first impression was wrong. I had about a year-long run of being semi-seduced by men to have them hightail it, like scared little bunnies.