Welcome to /r/OkCupid — a place for all things online dating, critiques, advice, and the weird little community we've built here. It paid off too because I persisted once and it turned into a relationship. I've heard stories When a guy has dating options, that desperation usually dissipates. Aug 1, But sometimes, a little persistence can mean the difference between getting the brush-off and getting the date or more. Being able to.