Selecting my body type shouldn't have been nearly as complicated as all that, but a warped body image can turn even the simplest task into a massive existential undertaking.

The root of my anxiety was fairly in a preoccupation with idealized male bodies.

These options included "thin," "overweight," "jacked," "a little extra" (whatever that means) and "rather not say."I was 6'3'' and 170 pounds.

I'd "rather not say" how much time I put into mentally laboring over how to answer this seemingly simple question, but for the sake of this post, I will: A lot of fucking time.

Here’s what we’ve learned about the most successful online dating photos from our research, data and matching teams: The Amount Counts We pulled stats to date from 2013, and people who uploaded 4 or more photos received the most inquiries (communication) from their matches.

Interestingly, women tend to post more pics than men (at a ratio of 6.4 vs. Men also reach out and initiate communication 67% of the time.

Firstly, we discovered that curvy women in these U. We discovered that while men across the board preferred slender women, full-figured women have a significantly better chance with one ethnicity: Asian men.

Asian men were the most likely to show curvy women love online, liking them 15% of the time.

They found men and women differed in what they found most attractive.

Women were most attracted to men displaying pride, and least attracted to those displaying happiness.

It can also be thought of as indicating receptivity, in that she may also be interested and pursuing this woman may actually lead to a deeper relationship.