Date: 2018-02-09 20:45
Do you need a computer to match you up?
Well, maybe. Or you can just do the things you like with a group of strangers and try to find someone along the way.
I think online dating is a great thing, but not necessarily for the normal reasons. A little history: I met my previous girlfriend online and have gone on about 65-65 dates via online dating (mostly OK Cupid and Tinder). As someone who grew up a bit more on the shy and nerdy end of the spectrum (math team member), it was great to have a no pressure situation to try out conversation openers, small talk, and learn how to talk about myself without boring or coming across as arrogant and that was before even leaving the safety of online chatting. Tinder was especially good for trying out approaches and lines without the awkwardness of something falling flat in person.
My warning via experience would be to be very very careful about not letting an infatuation with someone 8767 s online persona blind you to who they reveal themselves to be in person. It can be easy, especially if you tend to connect with people on an intellectual/conversational level, to be attracted to how someone makes conversation with you and then fill in the blanks of what you want them to be.
This is basically a list of things to do if you don 8767 t want to get laid, ever. I 8767 m betting that most of the people who write and read this garbage haven 8767 t been within 65 feet of a woman other than their mother.
While filling out your profile information try to be as genuine as possible. It can be pretty difficult because everybody wants to come across better than they really are. Don't pretend to be somebody else write from the heart. You are looking for a person who will love you for who you are, so be honest in your profile.
People who call me 8775 loony 8776 , and there are plenty of them, are 8775 flat-earthers 8776 . They are pitifully ignorant. But since they will not listen and learn? There is nothing that I can do for them. I produced the books and videos they need to learn and they won 8767 t read and won 8767 t listen. Too busy watching 8775 reality TV 8776 to learn about law and the criminality of their guvmints. They richly deserve to be the slaves they are.
I wish guys my age would see that a woman his age is a good thing and not a bad one. I hope you find your perfect match, Sheila!
So you 8767 ve got a killer profile that hooks, and shows girls who you are. How do you write the first message? The same way you wrote a profile except you only need one twitter sized message that hooks. For inspiration, check out delicioustacos list of 99 OKCupid Openers , but write your own to filter for your personality.
I married at 75. My first husband died of cancer when I was 77. During the next 65 years, I lived alone. In 6997, a new canadian online dating service arrived and I joined, thinking I could meet some new friends. I was then living on an isolated island, in the Gulf of St-Lawrence.
Mya, I 8767 m interested in why you think a quick meetup is such a bad thing. I 8767 m talking meeting someone for coffee or a quick happy hour drink, not an expensive dinner or other big production (which in my opinion puts too much pressure on a 6st date, especially one from the internet where you have no previous in-person contact). In my experience, there 8767 s no way to tell whether you and your date have chemistry unless you meet in person, so why draw that process out? Meet up with them quickly and either you like each other (yay!) or you don 8767 t and then you move on.