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You might not think these guys are saints, but it's a fascinating eavesdrop, to say the least.
Parship is the British branch of Europe's largest and most successful serious online service for professional dating, which members are predominantly affluent, educated men and women between 28 and 55 years old.
So I'm back on Tinder again (don't know how long that will last), I've discovered Hinge (join that one, really, you'll thank me later), and I'm giving OKCupid one more chance (why the hell not, right? Despite the differences in all three, there's one truth all these dating sites have in common: Everyone is lying on all of them.
Even when the person you're talking to is being honest about all their basic physical characteristics, the lying happens in all that goes unsaid, what my friend Dr.
Lucy, an IBM Programme Manager who met Pete through Parship two years ago, says: “I loved the compatibility test where I then stood a chance of meeting someone who I really was compatible with.
Because of this, I believe there is true honesty on the site by those who take the time to complete their profiles in detail and the compatibility test.
Also, if you're going to post pics from 5 years ago, then I'll find some when I had more hair.""People are looking for social equals and perceived beauty. Usually, it's some pseudo-spiritual 'eat pray love' bullsh*t that does not exude intelligence or thoughtfulness but makes me think the woman is too lazy or inept to speak for herself.
I lose interest if someone isn't actually talking to me. To me, slow replies and uncertain availability to meet = bad. Also, the no bio is a swipe to the left.""Leave your goddamned phone off.
Are many of these responses filled with a fairly depressing amount of body obsession (to say the least)? In the interest of the truth, I wanted to present them here in all of their unfiltered glory.
Think of it as overhearing a bunch of secret (and at times very superficial and obnoxious) conversations at a bar.
To assist in creating a more open discussion (or maybe just out of a sick sense of curiosity), I've asked hundreds of guys from these sites to share with me their most straight-up advice that they would never want to tell a woman to her face, and I've collected the most memorable 15 reactions I received.
Please realize: I'm not endorsing ANY of these critiques or bits of advice or the wording. But they're also honest, which counts for something, I think.
Is it creating a new reality in which people actively avoid real-life interactions?