In an effort to preserve sanity, I discovered very early that what is good and beautiful about me doesn’t require external validation. If someone doesn’t “match” with me (online or in real life), it doesn’t mean I’m less valuable. While there are hurt feelings and bruised egos, there’s resilience in the acceptance that everyone won’t always want what I am serving.
What online dating is like when you’re not gorgeous or ugly, but average
Washington Post
1.7K75

This article is beyond AHMAZING! That sentence is everything! It’s so important to continue to put yourself out there in anything you do even if you might fail. People, especially in a corporate sector or in Show business, recognize the risk takers and applaud them in big ways as pioneers and innovators when they do find their success. In your bio, you mentioned that you’re writing a book, and I can’t wait to read it. I’m working on a dating app that tries to tackle the drawbacks of how image obsessed and superficial dating is in order to help people establish real connections. When it’s off the ground, hopefully you’ll help me try it out!