Advertisement What makes online dating so frustrating isn’t the exaggeration, it’s that you’re participating in a depressing hierarchy of desirability — a daisy chain of quiet rejection. We have the luxury of being less goal-oriented, the same way we’ve learned to be about sex.
You spend part of your time trying to recover from, and make sense of, all these potentially lovely people who won’t give you the time of day, then the rest flicking off people in whom you have no interest. In theory, though, it should at least be less uncomfortably urgent for those of us of a certain age: somewhere between the first biological clock (gotta reproduce! We can treat the process itself — the search, the exchange of messages, the one-off dinners — as intellectually intriguing, diverting, amusing, and perhaps even a path toward self-knowledge.
A couple of years ago, online dating was considered somewhat of a funny game.
Yes, we’d right swipe and left swipe with our friends, laughing over familiar faces and odd profile picture choices.
You should not spend time waiting for a specific date to arrive to see if this woman resurfaces.
You should re-enter the dating site and carry on, attempting to meet people.
Sure, we’re more experienced than in our 20s, but we’re more open to new things, meeting new people, and reinventing ourselves.
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