Not getting responses online dating
If someone doesn’t “match” with me (online or in real life), it doesn’t mean I’m less valuable.
While there are hurt feelings and bruised egos, there’s resilience in the acceptance that everyone won’t always want what I am serving.
Expressing interest in a platonic friendship of someone you admire, or forming a business/professional relationship.
Recently I saw this image posted on my Facebook and it got me thinking about my own experiences with not receiving replies to text or Facebook messages.
I’ve found a common dynamic when it comes to dating and friendship is I’ll invite a friend or a romantic interest to spend some time together, and I’ll either get no response from them at all, or I’ll get a some kind of ‘I can’t this week, but maybe next week? While these two responses are distinctly different, what they have in common is that being on the receiving end it can be unclear what the response means, In this post, while I use online dating as an initial vehicle for discussing the dynamics of no-reply and I’m-busy responses.
My voice is deep, which apparently makes me less desirable to men.
My eye color isn’t interesting, and my hair is always feral.
I worry less about pretense or maintaining some mystique, and if a suitor doesn’t get me, I can chalk it up to math.