“You have no idea what it’s like to be called beautiful all the time,” a good friend once remarked.
“It’s like your biggest accomplishment is something you didn’t do yourself.” She wasn’t being rude; I’m not beautiful in the traditional sense.
In case you were wondering, being unapologetically “ordinary” has implications beyond online dating.
It’s essentially the reason Google started hiring outside of the Ivy League: People who weren’t bred to think they can’t be wrong have an easier time failing with dignity and poise.
Looking for someone who's into sports or certain kinds of food is fine, but why would anyone in their right mind need to find someone with food allergies, or a sea captain?