Man poses as woman on dating site to prove his point.
Man assumes women have it easy because they get a ton of attention.
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.
You probably spend countless hours every week clicking through profiles and messaging attractive women on dating sites and apps.
My best friend, who looks like the racially ambiguous lovechild of Brad Pitt and Pocahontas, waves her phone at me in righteous indignation. Several of my “classically attractive” friends are pissed.
My voice is deep, which apparently makes me less desirable to men.
My eye color isn’t interesting, and my hair is always feral.
Do women have it a lot easier than men, and do hot people in general have it the easiest? Millward created 10 fake OKCupid profiles with similar sounding usernames, with the same written profile, personal stats, level of education, etc. Each account had a different photo of a man or woman of varying attractiveness.
However, it’s always good to back up hypotheses with facts, and that’s what Jon Millward did with this experiment, posted on his eponymous blog.