Here’s what they said, followed by my thoughts on how they might overcome these dating problems and attract their best relationship.◊♦◊This is a common complaint from women. So guys, please pay attention to more than the boobs and the butt.The other B, the brain, is just as important, especially as you’re getting to know a woman. Anyone who’s looking for a true connection is more likely to find it with someone closer to their age.She advised we start the search as early into college as possible. If he was sour over being stuck with a crusty upperclassman like me, he didn’t show it.I almost forgot about the Princeton Mom until last month, when international headlines went nuts over the new French president elect and his wife.Men start 80% of conversations on Ok Cupid, and they tend to message younger women.The older men get, the younger the women they message (relative to their own age).I decided to find out by pulling data on Ok Cupid messaging between straight daters from 2013 to today — so I looked at over 10 million “successful” conversations, defined as convos that included at least at four messages back and forth with contact exchange.
When women start conversations, they tend to message men closer to their own age.Some men like thin women, some like curvier figures. People in remote cities say they have no one to date.The men I’ve spoken to care less about how much a woman weighs and more about how much a woman loves her body. So, if you’re a larger woman, take good care of your body and flaunt it, sista! Look beyond degrees and discover whether the person you’re dating has character and integrity. Wherever you live, I promise you are not geographically undesirable (hello online dating, Face Time, and airplanes). Dating problems begin to disappear when you overcome your insecurities and limiting beliefs about the opposite sex.There just weren’t any of them, anywhere (or if there were, they were in hiding).As the only straight woman within reach, I soon became the de facto dating consultant for my male friends, despite my waning expertise.