The world of dating is hard enough as it is, but online dating? It’s a whole other ball game. We know, it can take a lot of manoeuvring to find someone decent out on the minefield of dating apps and sites out there. Just thinking about dating men who end up being duds is exhausting, and nobody enjoys being bombarded with messages like “babez wuup2?” which you know is a copy + paste job to all girls.
To help you navigate around such a maze, here’s a rundown of all the different types of male species that you will meet online, and how to deal with them accordingly. Do you run a mile or do you hold out? We’re here to help.
Disclosure: We know we’re stereotyping a little. But these dudes do exist.
Text: Nicola Watson
Additional text: Zoe Zeng