Giving up on dating sites
We seemed to have a lot in common, but within five minutes of meeting face to face, he uttered an anti-Semitic comment.
It hadn’t occurred to me to say: “I’m glad you like kayaking, mushroom pizza and the Band, but do you happen to hate Jews? I don’t even know how to explain that, other than to say he was covered in more plush than a truckload of teddy bears. My frustration isn’t only with the men I actually meet.
It’s darned hard to meet interested singles our age any other way.
Think about it: Your future partner is sitting home wondering how to meet a woman like you. Probably join a few online dating sites, post a profile and start scrolling through profiles that interest him.
I am not a gambler, and meeting men from a website is too much of a gamble for me.
Why are so few man putting themselves out there to meet women and develop relationships?
But I seem to be a particular magnet for recurring disappointments. And it doesn’t seem to matter how much effort I expend pre-screening men, there’s always that one thing I wish I’d asked before the first date.
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I’ve met guys who look nothing like their profiles.
I may not be an actress or an Italian artist, but I think it’s worth mentioning that I’m planning to take my fiancée’s name when we get married.
To be exact, we’re going to take each other’s names and hyphenate them.
If you’re not there, the two of you will never connect. I would have encouraged you to report man number three, especially when he wouldn’t leave you alone.
Removing your profile and quitting the site hurt you, not him. As a widow, I’ve been online dating for a few years. I’ve also met many whom I did not want to see again for one reason or another.