At first glance, Medellin women do not perceive me as a foreigner due to the way I look.
So I do not have that instant “gringo effect” on them.
While statistics can, theoretically, be used to prove/disprove anything, smart people can usually see through the lies to focus on the numbers.
Christian Rudder, president of Ok Cupid, is the guy who digs up the numbers from the millions of people using his free dating site.
In his book, “Dataclysm,” he points out that who we want to be and who we really are can be two very different things.
Data reveals truths that we might not want to say out loud.
Furthermore, I am aware of the underworld of sex tourism in Colombia and I know that there are many strip clubs and brothels in Medellin; however, strippers and prostitutes are not the types of girls that I date, nor is it something I would like to promote, therefore, I will not be referring to that in this post. My situation is a little different than most foreigners here in Colombia.I am actually Colombian, my family is Colombian, and more importantly (aside from my height, 6’2″) I look Colombian.I have lived my entire life, barring the past 5 years of course, in Southern California.Once upon a time, he was trying to illustrate why free dating sites were “better” than paid dating sites, but it was clear that he was advocating for Ok Cupid.Regardless, big data is often very revealing about people’s real preferences – height, weight, age, income, sex, and so on.
Penetrating that group of friends, playing “the game” in order to get to your “target girl” is hard work, and sometimes does not work if you don’t speak Spanish well enough for her to understand.