Look in the mirror and repeat after me: “I am the problem.” L. She loves heavy metal more than pants and consumes approximately 10.7 gallons of green tea a day.
Recently @ericsantos89 posted an article on Why Online Dating Is Broken.
Dating isn’t all rainbows and bunnies and elegant fondue fountains.
Romance is a brutal beast and it’s easily capable of devouring your soul and crapping it back out into a dumpster on a hot day.
No matter how detailed your online profile is, or the great pictures you post to portray the “real you”, it is impossible to replace a real conversation. Speed dating has several advantages over regular dating and online dating:a) You meet a lot of people in very little time.b) Everyone who is there is looking for a serious relationship.c) There is no pressure to ask for phone numbers.d) It’s a safe environment to have natural conversations.e) Pay as you go. I think you’d agree that a real conversation with someone is much more meaningful than texting.
I wanted an alternative that would make meeting people fun again. It’s easier to convey your tone and intent and people get your jokes right away.I can relate to a lot of what Eric says in his article. I’ve lived in 2 countries in my 20s and have met a variety of women through my social circles — with varying degrees of success. I’m generally sarcastic and funny but I can come off as being rude over text.As a single professional in the tech industry with a busy work life, it made sense to meet women online via e Harmony and Tinder. ) right-swipes, I matched with some women and started texting them. Planning a date and meeting someone I right-swiped 3 weeks ago started to get exhausting.He was trying to use a credit because he did not get selected by anyone at his first event.This company has events with 14 year age brackets...21-34 would not be an appropriate age group for a 52 year old man.Many women know this and handle their dating failures quickly and gracefully.