There were no boob-squeezing selfies or come-hither stares. So why was Emily Dickinson succeeding at online dating to a much higher degree than I ever had?It was obvious that she didn’t fit in with the cool kids. At first, I found it curious, but after a while, I realized that Emily’s experience was merely an extension of the Ok Cupid experience in general. When we create a profile, we’re projecting a certain type of image. Well, she was famous, for one thing, and dead for another. Men do tend to fetishize famous dead women, especially if the woman in question has a head full of neuroses. If most modern men met these women in real life, they would call them crazy, but somehow, in the safety of death, they become worthy.We laughed, and then went on discussing our own dating disasters.
I didn’t want to be the sort of woman who spends her entire life talking about boys.
Emily Dickinson, for example.”Emily Dickinson has long been my go-to gal amongst my single lady heroes.
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Instead, I stand at the window and lower it down to them in a basket. Well, technically, Jane Austen was the zombie killer, not Dickinson, but close enough.
There were also emails from men who were utterly confused, who wrote things like, “Why?People are drawn in by that image, and then they create their own fantasy on top of that. Maybe this wasn’t your run-of-the-mill Ok Cupid projection about a real-world woman.An online dating site is really nothing more than layers upon layers of ego and insecurity. Maybe this was a step beyond that: a fantasy about an interesting, talented, Unfortunately, not everyone was in love with Emily.We enjoy watching you read your creations on You Tube.We're currently developing a cool app based on our site.Apparently, on Ok Cupid, you’re allowed to be a harassing perv, but under no circumstances can you pretend you’re a dead poet.