Given the competitive nature of the medium, some men assume if a woman is too attractive, she may be inundated with prospects. Thus, to hedge their bets, they may only approach women who aren’t considered unanimously pretty.
What online dating is like when you’re not gorgeous or ugly, but average
Washington Post
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This is exactly accurate. I’ve matched with many “classically attractive” women but don’t feel the slightest confidence in trying to date them. I tend to assume they have a line of men standing at their door. For me, competition in dating is both discouraging and a turn off.

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