”“I like to just let it happen.”Hussein knows everything there is to know about Disney. Online dating can be an easier route for those who have trouble initiating conversation.
Which, considering I check my Bumble while waiting in line for coffee to kill time, was a cakewalk. I matched with just about every guy I swiped right on, and about two-thirds of those matches turned into conversations. Even though I wound up matching with over 50 dudes during my red period, I didn't go on a single date as a result of the apps.So when a coworker brought up a theory that men respond more positively to red lipstick than any other shade, all five heads on the beauty team instantly turned to me. "Do men like red lipstick better than other colors?Because, you see, not only am I a serial non-monogamist, but I'm also a red-lipstick obsessive. " (Just so you know, I am a heterosexual, cisgender female, and what follows speaks only to that experience.) I answered truthfully — that I really didn't know.I was floored — these were some high-caliber dudes filling up my inbox. It's the ultimate man-repeller shade — it's bright, unnatural, and looks like it will smear across your face after some late-night mackin'.I uploaded the photo along with pics of me in five other shades, ranging from pink to brown to nude, and started swiping.
He logs onto the dating site Ok Cupid and begins answering some questions.“What are you looking for?