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Society tells them they’re beautiful and they’re mad at Tinder and Ok Cupid for not providing better prospects. I’m the average-looking sidekick, “the one who online dates,” and it’s my fault they aren’t having a better time.
My best friend, who looks like the racially ambiguous lovechild of Brad Pitt and Pocahontas, waves her phone at me in righteous indignation. Several of my “classically attractive” friends are pissed.
Taking a deep breath, Stan Cattermole sidles into a crowded London wine bar.
My eye color isn’t interesting, and my hair is always feral.
I’m not ugly, but I don’t have much beauty privilege (and make no mistake, beauty privilege yields tangible rewards). “I don’t have to.” [Go ahead, ladies, make the first move.
There are numerous psychological answers behind the quandary that perplexes insecure passersby and jealous men staring at these couples across the crosswalk. Unfortunately for the illiterate, the answer lies with the illustrious Jack Kerouac, who once wrote, “The world would never find peace until men fell at their women’s feet and asked for forgiveness.” You know what? After years of broken hearts and deceit by the hot men we so yearned after, women are really just looking for someone to show a little worship, a little praise.
There's a multitude of reasons why that hot girl is holding the hand of that less hot man.
They're trained from a young age to be (often) unjustifiably self-assured, to eschew personality and affability for cocksure confidence, and to generally treat people like the feudal system is alive and kickin'. And because of this I think women tend to retain some memory of what it means to be liked (or disliked) for who one is, not how one looks.