The Ugly Truth About Online Dating
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Many men assume that women dating
online are interested in sleeping with strangers.
Online dating allows us to meet others we wouldn’t otherwise, but women should be aware that they probably will receive rude/disgusting, sexual and creepy messages from guys.
Researchers say reviewing multiple candidates causes people to be more judgmental and inclined to dismiss a not-quite-perfect candidate than they otherwise would in a face-to-face meeting.
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