The dates she liked didn't write her back, and her own profile attracted crickets (and worse).
So, as any fan of data would do: she started making a spreadsheet.
We like Ok Cupid's whole package — a huge user base, slick interface, the fact that it’s free — but its real strength lies in its robust matching algorithm.
It not only asks you questions about your personality, likes, and dislikes (“Do you think women have an obligation to keep their legs shaved?
like they’re entitled to them and their partner is cruelly withholding it.
Put simply, a needy person doesn’t feel good inside and then saddles the other person with the responsibility to make them feel better… whoops, “my battery died, sorry I didn’t call you back last night.” Nobody’s perfect. When you boil it all down, neediness is not some set of behaviors. When a person takes on the belief that another person is responsible for their happiness, their sense of well-being and their sense of self-esteem, then it’s guaranteed that they’re going to act needy as a result of that mindset.
Besides, how many of those did you actually ever find useful?
Well here’s a dating guide that might seem ridiculously outdated at first – given that the Parade Magazine published it back in 1938- but don’t be too quick to judge!
I'll scream and scream until I'm sick: This little fellow isn't happy about not being able to use a toothbrush that's been down the loo.Then there's the 'threenager' who is mightily miffed at being asked to return the horror movie Chucky, which they assume is merely about a grumpy-looking doll.As anyone who's cared for a young child will testify, when they don't want to walk, they won't walk.” and “What do you spend a lot of time thinking about?”) but also lets you rate how important a potential match’s answers to those same questions are.
No other dating site works as hard to deliver you the exact right partners, and that means results: In our testing, we found the highest percentage of good matches with Ok Cupid, and the second-highest percentage of high-quality messages.