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“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.

I have pock-marked skin, hooded eyes, and a bulbous nose.

I’m not ugly, but I don’t have much beauty privilege (and make no mistake, beauty privilege yields tangible rewards). “I don’t have to.” [Go ahead, ladies, make the first move.

From grade-school dances in gyms to corporate happy hours, I’ve been “swiped left” on more than my fair share. You’ll date more attractive men.] As it turns out, my good-looking friends aren’t completely out of touch.

Here, guys dish on photos, profiles, and all the things you’re doing right and wrong to get their attention.

You don’t have to overhaul your strategy based off of these guys' thoughts, but if you’re in a rut, take some tips right from the stallion’s mouth.“When you have too many pictures with family members, it makes us think you’re going to drag us to family functions early on.

If you sound like everyone else, I’m going to think you didn’t put any thought into your profile.

The best profiles are short and convey that a girl is open-minded.” –Will, 31“I would bypass a profile if a woman's profile said that a guy ‘needs to make me laugh.’ Don’t just tell me what you need a guy to do for you—emphasize the traits you find most attractive.My voice is deep, which apparently makes me less desirable to men.My eye color isn’t interesting, and my hair is always feral.We can console ourselves with the knowledge that dating sites are marketplaces filled with choice and opportunity, and when faced with infinite choices, you’re less likely to choose.Being overlooked is unpleasant, but this is where average looks are a gift: They free you from the notion that people should fall at your feet.One girl’s profile that made me laugh said she was seeking a ‘rock star chef to search the infinite abyss with.

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