Raganaites online dating
FYI: my female clients claim that it‘s a must for a woman to have a terrific picture to get online attention but it's not as important for a man to have one.
This makes sense in part, because men tend to be more visual.
I met my wife in college -- you know, while going about my daily business. My brother-in-law met his wife through an online dating site. I agree with the comment above: pretty lazy article -- a subject not hardly worth fussing over in the first place, with a few, poor arguments against it thrown in at the end. Can we get over the old, sophomoric lamentation of the internet being a scary modern phenomenon that's making everything too easy and too fast?
Silly guy, he actually didn't use online dating as a substitute for real dating; he used it to meet a nice girl and then date her for real! There are still human people on either end, you know.
And if I have to read one more variation of the "now with just a few clicks of the mouse/keyboard, you can..." cliche, I'm going to take a sledgehammer to my temple.
Before the internet were the "lonely hearts" columns of the newspapers, which served the same purpose but at the speed of snail mail.
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.After a few seconds passed and all of our skin tones returned to a normal light pinkish color Carol responded: "Well, uh, we met online...that's right...online...the computer." Okay, so it was a pretty good impression of Annie Hall, but why all the fuss? Why are people embarrassed to admit they use this remarkable invention?Most people I've interviewed prefer online dating to the bar scene because online dating offers a better chance of getting a first date.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.