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I Hate Online Dating Sites

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    This Is Sort Of A Vent

    I tried it for a while. I was getting a bad attitude about it so I deleted any profiles I had. It was a joke. I hope not to offend anyone with what I'm going to say. The few men I did respond to were very pushy and in such a hurry. The ones that seemed somewhat normal had tons of...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    So he just replied to me "I'm a christain

    for real" and that is it. That's it. Blocking him. He is a pedo
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Yeah, it sucks. It's more like applying to a job

    than finding "the magic." But, some people manage to find their long term SO's through the sites. Pros and cons to online and IRL. But either way, I don't see anything that bad about it. The internet was set up to connect people. And it's only "not real" if you never actually...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2014

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    This actually happened...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    What A Joke.

    Internet dating sites are worst that an on-line job application.
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M Dec 12, 2011

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    Finally get messages,

    but both are them are not religious. I think a curse must be upon me
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 15, 2014

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    IS Online Dating Good Or Bad?

    yes i have tried so many dating sites but i am so tired of clicking on one that says free and then half way it's says you have to pay... what a big waste... then when you do find one then the guys say meet me at a nude beach for the first date or we will go swimming at hotel only...
    Augusttwix Augusttwix 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Ended up deleting both profiles I had.

    Can reactivate one of them easily. But the other is need a whole new email. It got too depressing and made me feel so ugly and worthless. I couldn't believe no one would talk to me :(
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    I actually have a friend

    who tried the whole online dating thing, but they wouldn't accept her on the website because she wasn't pretty enough. That is no lie! Another story: A girl looked at my profile when I tried one. She asked me to post a photo of myself, and as soon as I did, she didn't speak to...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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    Ended up deactivating

    yet again. This is such a weekly occurrence for me. I just get so annoyed. I usually like to allow myself a few days then go back to it. Sometimes it takes longer. Even up to a month or two. It sounds so stupid doesn't it?! I get upset or annoyed, then get over it and go back.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    On Tree Dating Morning,

    I opened my eyes, heard birds were singing, They are literally singing with rhythm, it sounded very pleasant . It is spring, birds now are trying to find mates. The singing I heard was from a male bird , soon later, I heard a pleasant talking sound, seemed answering the bird...
    findemmawoodhouse findemmawoodhouse 22-25, F May 2, 2014

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    Been on/off dating sites

    since April and not a single date eventuated. Not even kidding. Only one or two guys I could actually continue a convo with, who both were creepy as ****. Ended up blocking them. Others I couldn't hold a conversation with, and the others who were not interested in me after what...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    Argh more effort and they all view my profile

    and ignore what I send them. Wtf is wrong with men
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    So several views again

    and again. No one dares reply to me. Had some reply, but zero of them were Christian. They don't read my profile. I'm tired of constantly trying with these guys and not a single one is interested. What the hell do they want in me? I'm not pretty enough? I'm not exciting enough...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    They are not for people like me.

    They cater to social people who like to "play the dating game" whereas I hate that it's seen as a game in the first place. I've tried niche dating sites for nerdy/geeky types as well as one for people who do not want children and they have so few users that it's not even worth...
    Syzygy11 Syzygy11 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    WHY just WHY do I attract only the

    murderer/rapist or psycho/not right in the head types?!?
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Watched 'HER' I Watched 'HER',

    realized online dating never works... No matter how deep you think you feel, it just won't work because it has never been real. In the end, Theodore wrote an letter told Catherine (his ex-wife) that they grew up together, and she made him who he was and she would be always the...
    findemmawoodhouse findemmawoodhouse 22-25, F May 1, 2014

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    23 views in two days.

    Sent messages to several, they view and ignore. None will bother even though I try with them. The only message back was one telling me he is going good with someone so won't talk with me. Seriously cursed. :/
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    Why are the ones labelled 'Christian'

    so much worse than those who aren't? I've had far more luck with non christians than those who are "Christian" (it's more than just going to church to call yourself a chrisfian). I've had only one or two that messaged that were 'Christian' yet several who weren't. The...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    Rejection

    Rather I meet a guy in person or online dating etc none of them ever think I am pretty enough to talk to me. If I meet someone online once they see me they never call again, if they do not know what I look like they call all the time or email. But as soon as we exchange pics or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    Since putting up a better photo of me with big

    smile and flattering my profile page. Two days ago: 7 views Yesterday: 10 views Today: 4 views Messages? None. Except a wink from non paying member with empty profile. Am I really this ugly?? Do they hate I'm not working and a Christian? Some even play "wink wars" with me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Mar 21

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    It really sucks . I feel like I

    either meet guys who run for the hills or guys I want to run for the hills from. I also feel like they all just want sex. Sex is amazing and great but I don't want to hear it brought up before I've even met you for a cocktail. I'm slowly giving up hope on finding someone.
    theirthere theirthere 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2014

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    Got two long term relationships from it (2yrs &

    4 yrs) but I still hate it. I crave the magic that happens in person. I turned to online because I tend to date outside my race. That is somewhat harder to do in person esp. If it's not just for a hookup/sex. Both online and in person has its challenges and you still have to...
    mimet mimet 41-45, F Dec 11, 2013

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    I am so tired of online dating.

    I have been doing it for two months and I have had enough. It is unacceptable how men behave these days. They do not want to court a woman or make the effort to have a decent effin conversation before asking if you like sex or not. The ones that actually do, chicken out when it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 11

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    EBestest EBestest 22-25, M Aug 25, 2014

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    Stay away , Darkness !

    I thought I fell in love with darkness, I cried ... The darkness doesn't like me, so he abandoned me again. God is protecting me from hurt, So the darkness can't approach close, But I am hurt, Still Because my heart already broken by darkness Each every time the darkness...
    findemmawoodhouse findemmawoodhouse 22-25, F May 20, 2014

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    Another disaster. A lot of views,

    only a few messages and they are jerks.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    It's so scary. Because these could be people

    looking to rape and murder you. They could not even be themselves in the picture. They could be looking for bait that seems weak to them, or pretty for them to 'rape and murder' because there are so many psychopaths in his world. They could get obsessed with you and begin to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Why is it I don't care about looks (weight,

    acne) and yet people only care about my looks?
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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    Everyone is just looking

    for one thing, and no one reads the actual profile, they only look at pictures. Why is it so hard to meet someone real?
    waiting4mylife2begin waiting4mylife2begin 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2014

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    I bother to send messages

    and give them the time of day. They view the message, view my profile and ignore. The only ones that message me are crazy, or ones that cannot put a sentence together that is not in text "speak". I remember there was one guy who within a few messages wanted me to move down...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Just Go Outside!

    Gosh, I hate online dating sites. I used to get on them, because I was just that bored. I can't believe people actually do relationships like that. One of my favorite things about couples is the 'how we met' story. And I definitely don't want mine to be, "Well I was on the web...
    emstem emstem 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Stupidly sent winks. All 3-4 guys ignored.

    So I decided to unhide my picture. Had over 7 people view me. I didn't want to unhide as it upsets me. I knew it would happen but I want people to actually read my profile. Got a wink. Don't even want to reply. Guys should fight for women. Sorry. I guess I'm too ugly. I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Mar 19

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    All they want 1: must be slim 2: must be

    successful 3: must be wanting kids 4: must have a whole lot of interests 5: must be attractive 6: must not be overweight 7: must want sex before marriage 8: must have great breasts and backside 9: must have a great job Don't have at least a few of those? Then you are had it.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    It is funny how people say they don't like

    online dating because people don't know how to hold a conversation online. Honestly, I think it is the other way around. If you reply with ":)" or "truu" or " What are you doing" after I just told you what I was doing. I'm just going to assume that if you aren't...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    So I went to a join a site called Japancupid.

    You won't believe what happened. I really like the culture of Japan and Japanese people seem to be the sort of people I'd get along more with. So I joined and filled out three parts with "filling out later" as I am not in the mood to do it yet. I have serious health issues...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 17

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    Joined soulmates Japan

    but it requires an I.D I have no form of I.D. I'm getting one soon though (I don't have a passport or drivers licence so it's something else). So there goes that site
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 21

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    I really don't understand these idiots on

    dating sites. Typical idiotic things guys always say and do: -"Are you a virgin?" -"I'm h*rny." -"I have morning wood." -"Want to trade pix(nudes)?" -How big are your b**bs?" -Asks me to come to their house for a first date. Why do guys not understand that my answer to any of...
    firecancatchme firecancatchme 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    Freaking heck. So I reactivate

    and I get a message from a guy I messaged the other day. I don't remember him so he must've changed his picture. His picture is scary as HELL. He is 51 and looks like a predator. His face is creepy and he isn't even smiling. He is after women 20 to his age. Terrified a little to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    I Was On Them

    I think I have tried a dozen of dating sites, and left rapidly, cause it's always the same. I expected to find the Mulder of my dreams looooooool No seriously it will never happen on a dating site; because men are so commonplace on them, they're nearly all the same. Or they're...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    What's the point, really?

    You're basically just whoring yourself out to whoever sees you on said site...
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M Feb 6, 2014

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    I really hate online dating sites

    because they are very boring and dangerous. You don't know who you are talking to. I tried dating sites before but none didn't work out for me. I wish there was a better way to meet people instead of these dating sites.
    elana453 elana453 41-45, F Jan 14

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    Would really like to meet someone in person

    if that was possible. Online dating sites are where predators hang out anyway. I'd love to meet a really great Christian man who is a virgin. If that was even possible
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    $70/month, and I don't see ANYONE worth my time.

    This is sad. I said I would likely never do this again but after finding out the Meetup group for friends only required a photo ID to join, I decided to give online dating another shot. So many women have written me, but I don't see ANY with class. All I see are gutter rats and...
    IceCaptain IceCaptain 31-35, M 6 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Lies Lies ... the most scary things of all,

    We can't stop it , As it is so useful to achieve all our goals, even knowing the consequences are to slice up the tender human hearts, We can't never resist the temptation, it is a high from your Leapers ... so you keep lying ...
    findemmawoodhouse findemmawoodhouse 22-25, F May 20, 2014

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