The good news for women out there is that the supposed ideal weight you’re aiming for might be significantly lower than what a man would consider ideal.There was a study I read in college about body weight and attractiveness in women.
Every light was red between our house and Cedars-Sanai, and it being 2 a.m. “This isn’t gonna happen the way we talked about,” Dr.Katz said, “but it’s gonna happen and it’s gonna happen now.” And it did.All of this adds up to one thing for me: Creating opportunities for chance and serendipity is more likely to result in a good night of fun than trying to control the situation ever will. Find out how they’re phrasing things, what the patterns are, and how it works. I recommend ignoring anyone who doesn’t sound like they’re paying attention, but it’s really up to you. This may be a small percentage of your total responses. Then pick a few times that you’ll check in with your friend (like while you’re still bar with your date, and then again by midnight).Or, to put it more simply: OKCupid gets me data; Craigslist gets me laid. The same way you land a good job: by becoming the one who is desired, rather than the one doing the desiring. Tell the person you’re meeting that you’ve set up this plan with a friend, and then check in with your friend when you agreed to do so. If it works out well for you, thank your partner the next morning with a sweet email (and if you genuinely hope to see them again sometime, this is a good time to mention it).Even now, looking back from the vantage point of several months gone by, it seems kind of surreal.
Except it did happen, and the situation continues to evolve and get more strange.To celebrate Father’s Day, TIME teamed up with Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s women’s empowerment foundation, to ask famous dads to write open letters to their daughters.The responses were equal parts heartwarming (Aaron Sorkin: “Once I saw you sit down next to a kid who was eating lunch all alone—always be that person”) and hilarious (Tom Brokaw: “Sarah, we’ll always have that New Year’s eve where I encountered your boyfriend walking through our house, drinking my precious magnum of Dom Perignon straight from the bottle”).I have read and heard countless times that guys prefer women with curves and more meat on their bones but I’m starting to wonder about that.I have some super skinny friends who are considered really hot and always get hit on and then there are celebs who are super skinny, like Olivia Wilde and Megan Fox (she supposedly has a 23 inch waist!I’ve been thinking about Craigslist lately, and how oddly generous it is.