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Too handsome for online dating

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They prefer to go for guys they see as a safer bet. Michael believes the issue is common due to a widespread problem among women of insecurity and poor self-image.

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The Oxford University findings came from analysis of the habits of more thanstraight daters over a ten-year period on dating site, Eharmony. Coming to a similar conclusion as Michael, lead researcher, Taha Yasseri, professor of Computational Social Science, believes that women feel intimidated by men they view as extremely good-looking.

I get worried that this person might be too cocky or too much into themselves or might have the wrong intentions. I also worry he may be just another catfish and I lose interest.

Amy Sutton, a PR professional from Odiham, tried all the apps before finding her partner and said she had similar feelings when she saw a profile of a perfect ten.

Humour and warmth are essential. Average guys may seem more approachable to women like Urszula and Amy, but not all attractive guys feel the odds are stacked against them in online dating. Max, a year-old account manager from Croydon told us: Plus women inI think are past looks.

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You need substance to get anywhere. Not all guys who consider themselves average-looking feel that online dating works in their favour. Max Adamski is the co-founder of new dating app JigTalk — an app he was inspired to create because he felt disadvantaged in the dating game due to his looks, which he considers average.

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The vast majority of women on Tinder will no doubt find that every time they swipe right, they get a match, which then makes them overly picky to avoid the congestion of their matches list. Can sliding into the DMs ever lead to a relationship? These sliders insist it can.

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