So what have I been up to lately???
Well besides being insanely busy with my freelance work, I started doing some research that led me to an online dating site. (If you wanna know more, just ask.) I wanted to share my experiences here on this blog ‘cause everything’s online now anyway, right? (jewelry, husbands, babies!)
Here’s what I’ve discovered:
Online dating is a world of its on.
It’s a world where you can be anyone you wanna be—a retired firefighter, a successful businesswoman, or you (only 15 pounds lighter and 10 years younger).
You can be that person for as long as you want—well, until you have to meet someone face to face and they realize that 12 is your clothes size
the number of times you’ve turned 25.
Online is where you present your idealized self—the one you’ve always hoped to be, the one you’re working on,
(Sure, you love to work out!
You just don’t do it often because you’re too busy.)
Looking for dates online can feel like you’re shopping for clothes: “too big, too short, not my style…”
(If you’re not careful, it can lead to dehumanizing people: click, delete, click, delete.)
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all of the choices, like when you receive a gift card to your favorite shoe store and they’re having a sale on the whole store!
(WAY too many options.)
You can learn a lot about someone by the pictures that they choose to display, especially their main profile pic.
My favorite pictures are those that show those pearly whites.
(The “I’m a thug” photos don’t really radiate “Hi, I’m a friendly man who could father your children.”)
My profile picture is above.
What do you think that it says about me?
A lot of people write similar things like “I’m laid back, easy going.”
Or “Communication & trust are most important.”
I like it when someone says something unusual. One guy I came across had a riddle in his description.
Another emailed a poem.
Working on your external marketing is just as important as your internal character.
(If no one ever bothers to stop by your page, what good does it do you to be so fabulous?)
too much typin is involved.
Makes your get lazy, but then you want pple to know that u really can spill.
I would LOVE to hear about your online dating experiences!
(Feel free to call me, if you prefer to keep your online escapades “private.”)