The majority of women I spoke with said they refuse to acknowledge crude come-ons.Fortunately, most dating sites today are pretty well regulated, and the option usually exists to report inappropriate postings.Internet anonymity brings out the worst in some people, and there’s a certain amount of that in evidence on dating sites.“Fast Freddy ‘55” may think his bad-boy behavior is secretly a turn-on for women, but he’s deceiving himself.Some were intent on finding another lifemate in short order, while others seemed more interested in sampling different personalities and lifestyles.A gripe shared by many women I met concerned the fellow who arrived at the meetup bearing little resemblance to the guy in the profile.
You may be brilliant, handsome, wealthy and a great humanitarian, but you’re a non-starter without the visuals.
Her response caught me completely off-guard: “You’re a really nice guy, but as a larger woman, I need a larger man.” While “larger” is always open to interpretation, from my perspective, she in no way fit the general definition of the term. She self-identified as such and envisioned herself with a man of more Falstaffian proportions, which I lack. Some of my cyberdates went nowhere, but a few women became trusted friends and confidants.
I’m no longer active on dating sites, but I don’t regret using them.
Their goal: to separate you from your bank account.
The FBI advises proceeding cautiously with anyone who: Bottom line: If the interested party sounds too good to be true, (s)he probably is.