Only 20 minutes into setting up his profile, “the conversations kind of get weird,” he writes, on the Reddit forum Two XChromosomes, where users discuss gender discrimination, and he posts his story.“One of the guys becomes super aggressive saying he is competitive and he will treat me right, the other is asking for my phone number telling me he is lying in bed and the conversation (without me steering it) is turning increasingly sexual in nature though I tell him I'm not comfortable with it.While some people clearly feel proud to have a hottie on their arm, others are more comfortable having the upper hand in the beauty department.If you’ve ever had someone look at you during sex with this completely euphoric expression, like, “I ,” you understand that “dating down” in terms of attractiveness can be a confidence boost in its own right.They should wait to divulge details later.'I prefer it when women wait a bit before revealing too much about their past relationships or children and let us get to know them as an individual first,' says Chris Hines, who met his girlfriend on Plenty Of Fish.'In the end it’s about you as a couple and if you find out that you're suited then the other person will probably be more accepting of the rest.
I messaged him back, but before I could send, I had got a reply from the first guy, so I had to do that, then a reply from the second guy.” So far, the young man's experiment was working.
The young man, who goes by the username OKCThrowaway22221, made his profile on OKCupid using a photo of a female friend, but filled every other section in honestly (with a few pronoun switches here and there).
He was about to log off and check back on the site the next day, but had already received his first message.
Is it because, with age, we care more about a relationship’s potential longevity, rather than just instant sexual gratification?
Or perhaps we become more acutely aware of the impermanence of beauty after experiencing our own signs of aging?