I Dated Online

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 490 People

    Online Boyfriend!

    After everything that had happened with my cousin, (Read that story), I've had a lot of trouble trying to date. It's bad enough I've never even dated to begin with so... Well I was over at one of my friends house, her parents where housing a party a couple of street blocks away...
    Jellie15 Jellie15
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2013

    Some things are meant to judged.

    Like us. As soon as I was born, my parents left me with my paternal grandparents to pursue their university degree. At 9, my dad brought me to a new country. He is extremely busy and strict. At 12, my mom came and dad went back to original country. Long story short, I was a very...
    jadedpearl96 jadedpearl96
    18-21
    2 Responses May 1, 2014

    I went on my first online date last night,

    with a very attractive woman. She is a little older than me (8 years), but does not look it at all. She seems very compassionate and fun. We had a very nice dinner and talked for a few hours. She started asking me about my past, and talking about her own. By the end of the...
    DefineItFromNow DefineItFromNow
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    How can you tell when an online foreign guy

    likes you? I didn't really met this guy on a dating site. I met him in an online game chat. In this game, you have to be in a clan. Since our clan have been going strong already for a long time, we decided to make a facebook group to know each other better. And in fb groups...
    someonewhoneedshelp101 someonewhoneedshelp101
    18-21, F
    Aug 22, 2014

    If I were to date someone from this site,

    what are 5 things you like it want from me?
    FriendlyCanadian321 FriendlyCanadian321
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    So Have I.....

    and I met the girl 3 hours after we first met online last week.No it was not graigslist BTW.It is still ongoing.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 15, 2010

    Right now I talk with a guy

    who is younger than me but seems so great and understanding... Our conversations are totally different from the ones I used to have. I'm telling myself that me and him that never gonna happend because I'm ugly and he is opposite of me character and all but I can't wait to see...
    BonnieParker2607 BonnieParker2607
    22-25, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    It Didn't Work Out But I Am Not Sorry

     One year ago today, I dipped my toe in the Internet pond for the first time by joining a penpal club online. blah, blah, scrolled through hundreds of profiles,  blah, blah, finally found one not married who lived far enough away from me that I felt safe and who didn't...
    booklover56 booklover56
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Sep 15, 2009

    The "S" Word

    For those of you who were waiting for an online dating horror story...here's the first of what I hope is many I plan to share here. Most, if not all, online dating sites have a spot in your profile where you can list your marital status.  Yes, I know, this seems...
    fallentower fallentower
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

    Although I've been f**ked over by the internet

    a few times, I'm thankful I watch MTV. Thanks Cat Fish :3
    InnerEgo InnerEgo
    18-21, T
    1 Response Sep 1, 2014

    Yes. I have online dated.

    I fell in love with there personalities and ended up dating them. I found out they were using me for my body. I would still online date anyone. I'm bi sexual soooooo yeah c; ages 13-16 thank you.
    mackenziee28 mackenziee28
    13-15, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2014

    Society has long become more open to the idea

    of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you, making older men feel younger in return. Typically, women mature at a faster rate than men do and sometimes a 50 year old man is more compatible...
    BB0729 BB0729
    31-35, F
    Mar 19, 2014

    I Was A Fake Online..

    I know what I did was wrong. I took pictures from a sitemodel and said it was me. It was a one time thing, but I had met this guy over the internet and I started to love him. He thought I was the girl in the pictures. I told him a fake name, a fake background of my life, a fake...
    xdoex13 xdoex13
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2013

    I Never Dated Anyone I Did'nt Know From the Internet

     When I was 17 and also 18 years old, I felt very lonely. I've never had a boyfriend, not even a date. I was just too shy to get to know a boy in this way.   So I started online dating. In the web there were a lot of lonely boys it was not difficult to get them to ask...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2008

    Online Dating

    K I met this guy online in nov we hit it off fast started sleeping with each other by jan became boyfriend girlfriend etc anyways I decided to look him up found out he was married comforted him of course he lied about knowing her but than decided to tell me the truth about her...
    Feb 3, 2013

    I Dated Someone Online...

                       But I didn't use a dating site. I was on this fitness website where I was just posting in the miscellaneous section to make myself happy. I was dating a guy from my hometown at the time and really didn't think...
    ruggerbish ruggerbish
    22-25, F
    Apr 20, 2010

    That's how crazy people find each other.

    I am living proof. I wouldn't recommend it to my sworn mortal enemies. People that date online fall into two basic categories: People who are bored, and people who are lunatics. Entirely unsatisfied with their lives, group A seeks to be sought. They have a void that can't be...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2014

    Fairy Tale Story

     This is a mushy real life romance. It is also very true. On a recent trip OS I met my cousin and her fiancee for the first time. They met online. Their story makes me want to vomit a little bit, but it's very happily ever after. Here it is: My cousin is a very intelligent...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity
    22-25, F
    Mar 10, 2009

    I have once used this site

    for dating and to the @MeToo team i'm sorry,
    Tuggd12 Tuggd12
    18-21, M
    Apr 5

    Not As Bad

    I DATED A GIRL ONLINE ONCE WE ENDED UP MOVING IN TOGETHER & DATING FOR A YEAR AND A HALF.IT WASN'T HORRIBLE AND I DON'T REGRET IT AT ALL,BUT IT IS HARD WORK DATING SOMEONE ONLINE YOU JUST HAVE TO BE WILLING TO PUT THE WORK IN
    samlellis49 samlellis49
    22-25, F
    Feb 13, 2012

    Plenty of Fish!!

    I have tried internet dating much to the amusement of friends!!! I only met two guys. The first guy I met seemed quite nice, we went for dinner and chatted but then in the car on the way home he had his music on so loud we couldn't talk....very rude!!!! When I got home we...
    AWUK AWUK
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2007

    The List

    It's amazing just how many dating websites are available out there.  The following are the ones that I have used over a period of about 6 years, on and off, before I got married: MatchDoctor, Adult MatchDoctor, AdultFriendFinder, FastCupid (this includes a whole bunch of...
    fallentower fallentower
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Jan 23, 2008

    I only date online :/ no one ever asked me out

    in real life :/ I struggle with my body image and ugliness. whenever I look in a mirror I can't stand the reflection. I feel much more confident and open in the Internet than in real life. I've met with few guys in real life but even tho my "inner beauty" was great and that was...
    BonnieParker2607 BonnieParker2607
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2015

    Mistake.....

    Yeah I had an online relationship! Boy do I regret it more than anything at this Moment! I really wish I didn't get into it, because I got hurt hella bad! It was not worth the heartache and the pain. BroknWings....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 22, 2009

    Girls and boys, please don't!

    It's not worth it. Your heart gets broken and you can't even kick the guy in the balls. I always knew it was stupid, then I fell for someone and they proved me right.
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Aug 27, 2014

    I met a Middle Eastern man online he was

    charming other guys were creepy not a good selection online but sometimes you get lucky
    nana2085 nana2085
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    4 Members?

    There has to be a lot more people out there who has tried the prospects of dating online.  Someone should add a poll feature for "good idea" or "bad idea" to this group.  Honestly, it seems that the Internet connects us in so many ways, and with...
    nicole1355 nicole1355
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2006

    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via mutual spiritual interests. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell...
    bettecc11 bettecc11
    26-30, F
    Nov 16, 2014

    Not Going to Do It Again

    Long-distance online dating SUCKS!  I hate it and while it's nice to know someone out there loves and cares for you is fantastic, but not having them close by is torture.  Makes things worse.  At least if it's online and they're in a neighboring state then it's not...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 9, 2009

    Online Guys

    Everything started when I joined a site for dating online....this was actually the last march of this year and I ended it a month ago. Chatting w/older guys online was fun, but then I started meetin them up someWhere near me. The first one I dated was 29-years-old and he gave me...
    Lizzpunk25 Lizzpunk25
    16-17, F
    Nov 26, 2012

    I met my current boyfriend online on twitter.

    I've had my reservations about online dating since Catfish came out , but he seemed great, so I though "hey, what the heck, why miss out on a great opportunity?". We talked & Facetimed everyday for a few months, & then we met in person last week. It was great! I stayed with him...
    peaceloveindigo peaceloveindigo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2014

    Sometimes Dating Online Is Good.

    Come and enter this site"http://bit.ly/1MjqvXd"
    malibulang malibulang
    31-35, F
    Mar 22

    Pretty Dumb

    i was 16 when i started dating online and i only did it bc my mom was newly single and since we had the net the she joined these sites, so i got the idea that if she can do it, why cant i?  I got into a lot of trouble, not with her, but bc of the stupid guys i dated. I...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2008

    Slow Learner...

    I've been using online dating sites off and on for several years.  I've tried different sites.  Yahoo.  Match.  Eharmony.  Singlesnet.  I've met a lot of nice guys.  I've met some not so nice guys.  I've met guys looking for love...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Apr 13, 2010

    Finding Love

    when I first dated online, it was rather interesting. People seemed to be different online to what they where in person. I dated a bit, some where married and some had girlfriends which totally irriatated me to know end. I was looking for something more then friends and more then...
    sassee1 sassee1
    36-40, F
    Aug 10, 2008

    Internet Dating and My First Heartbreak

    We agreed to meet on a Sunday at one of those coffee shops that stands on every main street corner of every major city.   How cliché, I thought, meeting a guy in a coffee shop. I actually first talked to him via e-mail.       ...
    dakota1185 dakota1185
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

    2 Years.

    For 2 years I was in an Online Relationship, it started when I was around 13 and ended when I was 15. We met on a forum for a mutual interest, and were all part of a group of online friends. We'd talk in group chats, but rarely talk separately, we weren't very close at first...
    BanZeta BanZeta
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2011

    My First Girlfriend I Had Online.

    Well... It was a silly experience but I loved it. People would say that we weren't actually a couple, but I didn't care. I met her on Twitter, ( I had started Role Playing even though my account was just a personal one. ) we had some fun just RPing ( Role Playing ) then a few...
    ZeroX10 ZeroX10
    22-25, M
    Aug 13, 2013

    So I feel like I need to say this story I've

    been keeping it in so long and guys/girls wonder why I can't date them it's because of this guy... I don't know how to let go...I've been talking to said guy online for like six years I believe I was 19 at the time now I'm 25 it's messed me up but helped me at the same time. I...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 5, 2014

    I Met My Husband Through Online Chats

    When I left my abusive, first husband, I immediately put an ad on an online dating site. He still did not think our relationship was over, ugh, so I set out to prove to him that it was. Additionally, I did not have any support or friends, since my family was out of state, and he...
    LovesJeanValjean LovesJeanValjean
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    Kiss Kiss

     I dated this guy online once for two years. We also talked on the phone some also. He was a sweet heart.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy
    22-25, F
    Mar 5, 2008

    Ok... I am back to date online,

    is very difficult to meet people in the real word. seem like everybody is in the web. I had a date 2 weeks ago with a man of my age, but I think, nothing happened (today I deleted his mobile number)... Tomorrow I will have another date, with a good looking man, but I am not...
    Etty21 Etty21
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

    The Long Goodbye

    Ok, so it's been a while, but here's another of my online dating horror stories: I met this woman, G, through an online dating site that specialized in "active singles".  The nice thing about the site was, it allowed you to see what each person's primary...
    fallentower fallentower
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Jul 8, 2008

    Something I Learned From It...

    Some years ago, I was dating a woman and the relationship was in it's death throes.  The thing was, I suspected she was cheating online, so I set out to see if I could catch her at it.  I did, but that's not the point of the story here. In the process of...
    fallentower fallentower
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 16, 2008
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