"I can tell you that I deleted Grindr after one night when a stranger messaged me to let me know that if I shed a few pounds I 'might actually be cute,'" -obsessed, my past experience on the app has largely mimicked Peitzman's, finding that the ultimate deal breaker is simply a soft body. " more than a few dudes asked me during my stints on both Grindr and Ok Cupid, presumably to ensure I wasn't a low-key fatty before agreeing to meet for drinks. There are a numbers of great online dating sites for every taste.The novel describes its protagonist, Fred Lemish, as having "built up his body into a fatless state of being in Great Shape," yet consistently failing in his "desperate search for permanence, commitment and love."One need only tap around on the gay hookup app Grindr to see this script played out today, nearly 40 years later.", and even when the preference isn't directly voiced in a blurb, it often comes up soon enough.The guy was from Taipei, Taiwan, and despite the fact that I didn’t respond to his first message, he proceeded to ask me if I would meet him at Uniqlo in Philly if he came to the States.This really shouldn’t surprise me too much (the rhetoric, not the Uniqlo thing, which was downright kinda freaky).These options included "thin," "overweight," "jacked," "a little extra" (whatever that means) and "rather not say."I was 6'3'' and 170 pounds.
:-P” This is the message on Ok Cupid that tipped me over the edge last week.what features their potential dates are attracted to.We even scoured the top 400 most popular Ok Cupid profiles—the hottest people on the site in ten US cities—to see what their profile pics could tell the rest of us about attracting a date.If you've ever been on a gay online dating site, you know that there are hundreds, if not thousands, of guys all looking to connect. And the most successful guys are those that know their market and the product they're presenting—themselves.Imagine if your favorite cereal came in a white box with no graphics or explanation of what was inside.We couldn’t have done any of this without the help of the data maestros at Match and Ok Cupid: Christian Rudder, cofounder and president of Ok Cupid, and Jim Talbott, director of consumer insights at