Dating a model
There’s the assumption—which we can neither endorse nor reject—that extraordinarily good-looking women aren’t like the women you know.
The theory is that women who inhabit the uppermost echelon of conventional beauty are so otherworldly, so demanding, so that no ordinary semi-self-respecting man (i.e., you) could ever make them happy.
When it came to dating in New York as a 30-something executive in private equity, Dan Rochkind had no problem snagging the city’s most beautiful women.
“I could have [anyone] I wanted,” says Rochkind, now 40 and an Upper East Sider with a muscular build and a full head of hair.
Recently we spoke with five Instagram models on how they’re dealing with love and dating, and what we discovered will totally surprise you.
From some of IG’s most popular women looking for an average Joe, to IG’s hottest guys looking for more than just looks or a girl with “likes,” check out what models Don Benjamin, DJ Kyra Chaos, Lynda Rose, Lee Barney and Roxy Sabella had to say.
I never have to see that person for the rest of my life. I don’t like aggressive people.[*While we imagine a man with the courage/gall/nuts to hit on one ludicrously beautiful lingerie model while on a date with another ludicrously beautiful lingerie model may actually exist, we’ve never met him and wouldn’t know what to say to him if we did.]Don’t change your personality when you get around people at a party, or don’t walk in and think you’re the hottest person because you have the hottest girl.* If you start carrying me around like a trophy, it’s not good.
You have to control yourself, even if the other person is drunk and crazy. Let’s leave.” You don’t have to say a thing to him.
Especially if you’re talking about parties and which clubs you’re going to and who’s going to be there…it’s just silly.
Others imagine that they could give the average single millionaire a run for his money—if only they can figure out how to date beautiful women!
For those of you who want more of a traditional relationship, or at least the type of casual dating that doesn’t require a lavish lifestyle, here are ten strategies for dating models that you can easily put to use.
“I met some nice people, but realistically I went for the hottest girl you could find.” He spent the better part of his 30s going on up to three dates a week, courting 20-something blond models, but eventually realized that dating the prettiest young things had its drawbacks — he found them flighty, selfish and vapid.
“Beautiful women who get a fair amount of attention get full of themselves,” he says.