I’m not taking a shot at you

I’m just expressing my view on the matter

Earlier on today, while I was writing the guide on Looks [1], I kept thinking of the “no affiliate links in here” post, and I felt compelled to add a couple of sentences in there to clarify an important point. Because here in the blog, as in my real life, I come on strong with my own opinions. Continue reading “I’m not taking a shot at you”

Women show us how they use Tinder

Thanks for that, much appreciated

Let me kick off this post starting from the conclusion: if you live in the Western world and you don’t legitimately look like a male model, or at the very least like the newly created figure of the “male instagram model” [1], then don’t even bother with online dating (and by the way, deluding yourself into thinking that you look like that doesn’t count). And let me follow-up with a promise: this will be my last post on Western world online dating before moving on to some more productive topics. Continue reading “Women show us how they use Tinder”

Understanding women: after online dating

Newly single in summer 2017, I quickly realised that during the six years I spent in a relationship quite a few things had appeared on the market: on one side a bunch of dating apps led by Tinder, on the other side a variety of “social” platforms the most deleterious of which was certainly Instagram. Continue reading “Understanding women: after online dating”

Understanding women: before online dating

I grew up in a very traditional and loving family, and since when I was a little kid, I was taught to follow the rules and behave respectfully towards others, and I was urged to study hard, get high grades at school, and do sport. Long story short I was raised to be your typical nice guy, and the happy ending of this journey was always implied along the way: you will graduate with very high grades so that you will find a very good job (that has happened), and you will meet a caring woman who will become your loving wife and with whom you will start a family and live happily ever after. Too bad that by the time I finished the university and got a job that sort of mindset about marriage and family was outdated by at least 20 years… Continue reading “Understanding women: before online dating”