Red flags for teen internet dating
Yes, women are socialized to believe that they need to look 18 forever and aging makes you ugly.
What It Means: I’m a pedophile, or I like my women weak.
The shirtless photo says, simultaneously, “poor judgment” and “The Situation.” See also: The “look how desirable I am because I am surrounded by hot girls” photo. What It Means: I’m not very intelligent, and/or I’m lazy. When you message me to say “letds f cvk,” it’s unclear whether you would like to have intercourse or associate with the law firm of Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP.
If you are borderline illiterate, that is legitimately unfortunate. If you can’t even put the effort into spelling the f-word correctly the first time you contact me, I think it’s safe to say that you may not give your all when it comes time to bring that word to life. I realize not everyone’s parents taught them this growing up, but “what are you?
Men are socialized to Hit Anything That Moves (or at least to consider having sex with any interested woman). For women, Ok Cupid is both a less-intimidating medium for asking men on dates, and an easy out for evading creepy suitors.
You’re entitled to select a date you are interested in and attracted to, which means you don’t have to respond to a guy’s advances just because he’s taken the time to advance upon you.The internet is a delivery system for any kind of pornography imaginable. A dater’s comment about how he is Such a Nice Guy is inevitably followed up by a lament about how women only like jerks—i.e., any guy who is not the Nice Guy. Because he sometimes does nice things for women, and they do not have sex with him in return. All of the user’s favorite authors, directors and musicians are white men, except that one rapper they like.