Many claim that online dating also reduces the odds of being humiliated.
Makes sense; it's easier to endure rejection from afar rather than have someone laugh directly in your face.
Folks used to be embarrassed to admit using those ads, too.
It was an admission that their own personal radiance wasn't enough to bring suitors flocking as they walked down the street. As a woman who lives in a rural town, dating sites offer me the opportunity to find men from the cultures that I find most appealing.
One woman told me that she loves dating a guy who lives close by because she can see him almost any time she wants without a "big production."Another convenience of online dating is that you don't have to leave your house to get a date; kinda like Netflix® don't ya think?
No need to drop a pound or two and drag yourself to a Happy Hour or a meet-up group.
In the not too distant past there was a time when you had to mail a letter and wait two or three days to hear something; there was a time when you had to get off your ass and drive somewhere. I know online dating is necessary in our crazy fast-paced world; I, too, think it beats the bar scene; and I know your friend the tax attorney may not be able to fix you up until tax season is over; just sayin: I knew there was something disturbing about the Jetsons.
So the "bar scene" is the only alternative to online dating you can think of?
There was a time when you had to send couriers from your castle to your mate's castle and wait a month or so for a response.Post a reasonably attractive picture, sell your life's resume, and wait for the solicitations to pour in.A few e-mails and a telephone call or two will allow your personality to work for you—a real plus.Heck, you don't even have to grieve a death or divorce; just jump right back in the mix and sort them out as you go along; sounds like take-out doesn't it? Like anything else in life online dating has its pros and cons, but it's too damn fast, and when something comes too fast and comparably easy, we don't trust it—it can't be a good thing—it can't be authentic.Relationships should be less predictable and worth waiting for.Nope; just a couple of taps on your keyboard and presto: Janine appears on your screen to tell you that she loves to laugh, isn't needy, loves her children more than life itself, and can find time to fit you into her mind-boggling schedule.