Laurel channelFrom Eastbourne (East Sussex)
Some quick facts from the OKCupid data: Black women respond the most. In a similar vein, recent research found black men and women were 10 times more likely to message white people on dating platforms than white people were to approach black individuals in turn. And you miss your chance to get her number based on your sparkling personality or gorgeous dark brown eyes.
Filters are common—especially for women, who often receive a high number of lewd or casual messages from spam profiles, and generic messages from men who send the same note to a swath of profiles. My boyfriend and I met through our mutual love of Radiohead after he posted on a Facebook group, looking for bandmates. Each other.