Posts tagged entitlement
Pick Up Artists, Frat Boys, and My Life as an Online Dater

I’ve noticed a pattern as a cisgender, white woman in dating online – you end up becoming privy to a lot of the ways in which men devalue women or treat us as less than human. I consistently get messages that ask me nothing about myself, fail to provide for an interesting topic of conversation, and give me nothing to go on. And, almost assuredly, if I click on the profile of the man who sent me such a message, I’ll see that they’re “just a nice guy, looking for their partner in crime,” or a “laidback dude looking for an adventure,” and so on and so forth with the clichés.

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