Just because everyone else out there is doing it, doesn't make it a good idea.
The best way to get to know someone is by listening to everything they have to say about themselves and then reciprocating your life's story.
As Jesus said so succinctly in John , "If I bear witness of Myself, My witness is not true." Darn right!
Sadly, it's not the weight that bothers a guy so much as the Some people don't even use their own pictures! But how are you supposed to know if they're the real deal?
It's different when you know them from work or your friends.
I don't think there is anything more devastating to a person's fragile ego than working up the courage to meet someone they like only to have that person take one look at them and say, "Oh crap! People seem to think that if there's no chemistry in the first few seconds of seeing someone in the flesh, that there can be no hope of any romance in the future. I think the reason the meet-up tends to fall apart is because we as humans tend to have certain expectations and when those expectations are not met, we feel very disappointed.
It's so easy to build up someone in your mind, especially if all you have to go on is their online profile and what they've told you about themselves.The so-called online dating experts instruct us on what to say and what not to say about ourselves in our profiles."Don't say ________ or you'll come across as desperate!Studies have already proven that both men and women lie about different things on their profile.Women tend to lie about their weight and men tend to lie about their height and salary.The best way to judge some one's character (or their fruits, if you want to stay on the Biblical theme) is by seeing them interact with other people and in different circumstances.