Dating unattractive men
It has now been published as a book, Bete de Jour - the title a self-deprecating play on words on the anonymous call-girl blogger Belle de Jour.And it's struck a chord with the millions of other men who believe they are also too ugly to find love.
Dr Paul Rainey, a lecturer in biology at Oxford University, said: 'Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
We men love to complain about how women have extraordinarily high standards when looking for a mate—however, we fail to look a little bit deeper at why this is the case.
While women may get an ego boost when they receive 30-100 messages in any given week, nobody really wishes to have that much admin to sift through.
This product of social conditioning rears its ugly head online even more so, as an average of seven men compete for the attention of one woman.
According to research, women who send messages to men are twice as likely to receive a response compared to men who start conversations.