As I continue to wade through the vast sea of online dating, I find myself feeling impatient with myself. Not because I want a man pronto, but because I’m STILL not sure what ‘type’ of man I like. And I wonder, Did I get a chameleon chromosone at birth? Or do I simply have no idea what […]
Category: Internet Dating
I started online dating about six months into my separation. And when my ex-husband found out, it was an ‘awkward’ moment: He was in my office and asked me which site I was on (he knew all the site names, for whatever reason). He then told me to pull up my profile, (which I did, […]
A friend of mine recently asked me this question, and I’m curious as to what you think: If you talk to a prospective online date a lot by phone or IM, can it spoil the in-person meeting? My personal opinion? Yes, it can. Now don’t get me wrong – I always pre-screen a man once or twice by phone or through […]
We had just started chatting via Instant Messenger. Conversation was flowing nicely. Friendly, polite, he had good spelling (which I look for) . And THEN… Then I told him I have three kids. A pause. A really long pause. Then his ‘probing’ began.
According to my best friend Hali, I do. Disqualify men too quickly, that is. Over drinks this past weekend, I was telling her about my dating life, when she quickly inserted: “Ummm Delaine…what dating life?” I laughed, rather taken aback. “What do you mean? You know I’m still on a couple of dating sites.”
Good Morning America recently featured a report on cheating wives. And two things about this news-clip stood out for me: one, how society still ’gasps’ when its women who are choosing to have affairs. And two, how the internet is making cheating so easy. According to adultery expert, Bonnie Weil, an estimated 50-62% of married women cheat. And admittedly, I […]
When a friend of mine first recommended I try internet dating, a social avenue that hadn’t even existed the last time I was single,I scoffed. I mean, I’d heard of it, but I assumed it was full of weirdos and creeps. Nonetheless, curiosity got the better of me – after all, how else was I ever […]