I swear to God, I have heard this complaint every single day for nearly a decade. So let’s play the game I play with my clients on the phone: : Then why would you expect the percentage to be any higher online?If, by definition, 95% of men are wrong for you, it should be expected that many will be unemployed, uneducated, older and inappropriate. They’re allowed to take a crack at you, and you’re allowed to ignore them. Focus on what you can control – YOU – and let go of what you can’t – MEN.All we can do is tackle this confidently, and not get too thrown by the many bumps in the road.
And when you’re plus-sized (or if your appearance doesn’t conform to mainstream beauty standards in other ways), dating can seem fraught with even more challenges.
It’s not a level playing field, and there’s no point pretending it is.
The last time I stressed out over this alleged holiday was in fifth grade, when the printer ran out of ink in the middle of printing cards for my classmates.
Man, they really drill in the message early with this nonsense: Maybe that’s why dating as an adult so often feels like a class we’re flunking. With rare exception, dating is considered a pain in the ass, but a necessary hurdle if you want to advance to the next romantic level.
If I’m a 50-year-old man who makes less than $30,000/year, I’m going to be somewhat handicapped.