You probably spend countless hours every week clicking through profiles and messaging attractive women on dating sites and apps.You get a response every now and again, but rarely from anyone you actually want to date.Ok Cupid released new data this week that confirm what heterosexual users have long known: that male users of the app are far more likely to make the first move with women than the other way around.

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But how do you quantify chemistry on a dating site?

You can’t – face to face interaction is the only way to see if sparks fly between the two of you.

Zoosk predicts “Lumbersexual” with be among 2015’s buzz words, replacing “basic.” But if you’re a guy, you’re going to want to walk the talk, because men with outdoor photos on their profiles received 19% more messages than those who didn’t.“We do see a lot of men's profiles that have been quickly put together,” says Braley.

“Women really reward the guys who take the time to get outside, get a friend to take a picture of them, and put in a little bit of extra effort.” Women, on the other hand, are advised to keep it inside, because outdoor photos decreased their messages received by 40%.

That adds up to around 12 hours a week, all in hopes of scoring a date that lasts approx. Modern dating’s not only exhausting – It’s a part-time job!

Guys face 3 major hurdles when it comes to meeting women online: Problem #1: Most dating sites and apps have more men than women, which means the most attractive women get bombarded with messages. Problem #2: Matching algorithms don’t work because they typically rely on information that’s easily quantified online, such as behavioral traits and simple beliefs.They get used to making the first move, so it gets easier for them, even if they don’t get better at it.The new Ok Cupid numbers, which show that women make the first move are 2.5 times more likely to receive a response than men who first contact women, are no surprise to anyone who’s tried online dating or visited a straight bar around closing time.We learn to shoot the basketball well because opponents reject all our layups. Our friends think they can bully us, too, so we learn to punch them really hard.We begin strength training which stunts our bones further.Girls are curious why other guys rub our head and backside for luck, and they give us attention unrelated to helicopters.