In the spotlight: Aurora played a bride for one of the BBC show's biggest stunts in its revamped series, which saw Matt and co-presenter Chris Evans crashing a mock wedding at St Paul's Cathedral in central London The insider adds that the pair's close relationship is proof of how popular the US star is with the Top Gear crew, following reports over the weekend of a frosty atmosphere on set between host Chris Evans and the rest of the team.
But even if this is as obvious as it seems to me, many people feel self-conscious or deceptive about putting effort into creating a good profile (and heaven forbid that you spend ACTUAL MONEY to do so). For straight men, I think it’s more related to the constant pressure from other men to not try too hard to be attractive to women in ways that require significant work, thereby lowering the standards for all straight men (think of this as “dating on the curve” for straight men). I’m here to give you permission to create the best profile you can, and damn the self-consciousness!
For straight women, this ties into the common trope that women should be effortlessly! If not for yourself, then do it out of compassion for all the poor people who will otherwise have to read your lackluster, lackadaisical, borderline-offensive profile.
Plenty of people join an online dating service for some reason other than wanting to find partner(s): fear of being alone, wanting to conform to expectations, plain old boredom, whatever.
I get it – I once started online dating because I had a serious crush on an unavailable coworker.
Despite the rumours, good news emerged in the revelation that the Top Gear audience grew for the first time since the new series began, with an average of 2.7 million people tuning in to Sunday’s episode.