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I Think Internet Dating Has Killed Love

Has internet dating killed Love and romance?? tell me your story 144 People

    My Dates

    when you go on three's sites you just do not know what you'll get into, my first experience was a very bad one, she lived out of town, and i tried to make things between us but it did not happen, I tried it one more time and i meet a lady close to me, but she had some life...
    mottball mottball 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2009

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    Blah

    I believe you can develop a deep respect for someone you talk to and spend time with over the enternet, but its pretty much like falling in love with a fictional character. Knowing somebody and being able to interact with them, to be able to physically express your love.. is...
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Market

    I was thinking about this alot over the past few days. It's not that internet dating has killed love but it has facilitated the meat market mentality of dating where you collect a bunch of people you are interested in and put them in your cart for possible purchase or real...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 6 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Internet Dating For the Terminally Lonely...

    I had been using internet dating for a whole two weeks and with every passing e-mail, I began to wonder if I was doing something wrong. I had been thoroughly wooed by the front page images of happy couples gazing lovingly into each others eyes. Him, bronzed and muscular with just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    I Miss The Personal Touches

    Guys are already sort of reserved and distant. I knew if I had to date in this day and age how frustrating it would be. I wasn't planning on dating either. Or so soon. Falling for someone kind of happened unexpectedly. I had no idea this was going to happen and I wanted to be...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 3 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    On Line Dating

    I DON'T LIKE ON LINE DATING. THAT IS NOT HOW YOU SHOULD BE PEOPLE. BUT FOR SOME PEOPLE IT SEEMS TO WORK FOR THEM. I DIDN'T MEET MY GUY ON LINE. HIS MOM HOOKED US UP. I STARTED OUT TEXTING HIM. FOR THAT WAS THE EASY THING TO DO. WHEN HE WENT OUT TO SEA. I WOULD SEND HIM E-MAILS. I...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 11, 2011

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    Am The One

    am guy 4rom US .but i family arev not with me.my mother left us me and my sis run buck to was it brookiy i don 't no ,but or i need is some one who can take care for me .pople hv hot me so much.till we meet
    sltgx7o1tq sltgx7o1tq 22-25, M Jun 5, 2010

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    Asking For A Date

    HOW SHOULD A MAN (a stranger) ASK A WOMAN FOR A DATE WHEN HE MEETS HER SOMEWHERE OUT (on a street, in a shop, at a party..)? is it ok to just stop a girl on a street, tell her that she is beautiful, that i would like to get to know her and ask her for a date (or just out, for a...
    duclayton duclayton 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    I Often Wonder

    Why it is called internet dating? You can't really go on a date with someone on the internet can you? Unless you take your laptop with you and have the camera on. Don't think having a relationship online works out. For some it does and that is fantastic but for most it all ends...
    Selendra Selendra 22-25 3 Responses May 27, 2010

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    I hate it. It's brought out the worst in

    people. I tried it years ago when it was just becoming popular and it was okay. Recently I returned again and joined a well known site to find the dynamics and expectations of its members had changed greatly. At first the same traditional and conventional rules around dating...
    emmsmi1 emmsmi1 31-35 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    Feel Very Strongly About

    I completely agree. It's scary. I am old school where it began passing notes under the desks at school and went from there. Beautiful love letters and quiet drives under the moon. But this... this is weird, it's cold, it's not human and it's scaring me for my brother's and...
    Lavenderweather2day Lavenderweather2day 41-45, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Okay...Maybe Not Killed...

    But, definately maimed.  There's cyber-dating, cyber-chatting, cyber-sex, on-line matchmaking, internet social networking.  And once you log out of yahoo, or eharmony, or which ever sight you prefer, there's IM, so you can still have a conversation with no eye contact...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 10 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Depends...

    The internet creates anxiety.  Anxiety kills love.  Simple as that.  Of course there are cheaters...deceivers online, just as there are when you meet in person.    It's possible that someone you have agreed to have an exclusive relationship...
    anna2u anna2u 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    maplegirl maplegirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Nothing But Sex

    Since I have found out about internet dating and chatting on IMs... I have come to realize that the only thing that anyone is interested in is sex. I mean, when you meet someone personally.... it is different. They are physically there and yes, it is more challenging to just let...
    DraygenD DraygenD 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    Losing the Will to Live...

    Months had passed...my enthusiasm for internet dating was on the wane and my bank balance was a major contributing factor. It's an uncomfortable state of affairs to adjust to the concept of being constantly thwarted, it's almost damn near soul destroying to pay for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Love Cannot Be Killed! (UPDATED AUG 2010)

    I am currently involved in an internet relationship and I was googling to gather information on more people like me and I have found this website. Here is my first story. About 6 months ago I met a girl online in a strategy game I would play during work hours to kill...
    bljj2 bljj2 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    The Search For Love Begins..

    I had taken a big step. I had entered into the heady giddy world of internet dating by putting myself down in prose and staking a claim on the sea of love. I sat back and pondered what might happen and was very surprised when, on checking my profile that 12 e-mails had arrived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Houmous And Jelly Saved My Life Today...

    The logistics of doing oneself in are a complex thing. There has to be planning, equipment has to be utilised, pills have to be pooled and the cost of using a bottle of vodka for such an appauling act has to be taken into consideration... I did contemplate the short drop on a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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    Compatible Or Completely In Love

    I never thought I would be the type of person who would Internet date... I mean I always thought it was for people who where social awkward or couldn't find a date but as my friends began coupling up I started to fear being alone... Then one night after dating another jerk (yes I...
    Liljoey83 Liljoey83 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2011

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    Hardships

    I think that it is sad that a lot of people turn to the internet for dating now. Probably because it is the easiest route. Some people have a lot more confidence on the internet than in person, I know I do. But I have seen internet dating work, also. I just think that it ruins...
    Balletsinger Balletsinger 13-15, F Apr 7, 2010

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    Love Cannot Be Killed!

    I am currently involved in an internet relationship and I was googling to gather information on more people like me and I have found this website. Here is my first story. About 6 months ago I met a girl online in a strategy game I would play during work hours to kill time...
    bljj2 bljj2 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2009

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    It Is Real Easy

    I was wondering if I couldn't just paste up a few pics of modelesque 25 yr old blonds, preferably in a bikini at poolside, for the guys...or a GQ male model for the women (oh btw, I love children, and cats)  I have gsoh, gsou (honest)  Wish I could share more but you have an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    I Might Have Lucked Out

    I met a lady online and we met for Sunday brunch two weeks ago. Till then my internet dating success has been much like a Drew Barrymore movie - Fifty First Dates - most of the ladies that I have met have looked nothing like their pics, one confided to me after a costly dinner...
    gawayne gawayne 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    Internet Dating, the Answer to the Lonely Heart...or Maybe Not

    I have been single for almost 5 years and I am reaching the point where I think I shall never meet the right man to share my life with. My divorce from a long loveless marriage was inevitable and difficult, but I also had a glimmer of excitement that finally I would be free to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 67 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    My Cousin

    My cousin (named Love) was ripped apart by a duck as a consequance of internet dating. So yes, Love is dead. Internet dating killed her.
    pterodactylofdoom pterodactylofdoom 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 9, 2010

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    Kenasen Is Spam Warning!!!

    Posts by KENASEN are spam for a sex site. Please Don't hit the link that is posted on 'her' comments as your computer may be affected by mass spamming and virus. This is my group and I would like to be able to protect it from SPAMMERS, but unfortunatel EP does not provide...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    I Don't Like It, But What Else Is There.

    Hello All, I don't like Internet Dating myself, but I do it just in case. I haven't been dating in 2 years. I am still on some dating sites, but no luck. I also thought that I might join a Dating Site for New Agers.  Well, like all the other Dating Sites, I have to...
    midnightstarr midnightstarr 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    Love Story

    I'm mad at myself, cuz i went on date with ***** and we met in pub where my real love works. I'm mad at myself cuz i thank that she is not that stupid and i'm just..
    Xter Xter 22-25 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I think I will give up on online dating. All the guys want is sex. Mostly one time sex. I don't get it. If it is good, why pull the disappearing Act? I'm very angry right now. How...
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 18-21, F Sep 18

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    I've had a lot of success and quite a lot of badluck with online dating. I remember joining POF and met some real doozeys. The first guy was great but had to meet a day after...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    my sister has gone crazy and no one cares
    dinaanid dinaanid 26-30 Sep 11

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    You're all beautiful! You might not be able to believe it ATM but trust me when I say we all have greatness inside just waiting to be released and expressed through your creativity...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    But not him as a dead person..I'm in love with what he used to be when he was alive. I think about it him all the time. Sometimes I enjoy it and sometimes it just makes me feel...
    naddo630 naddo630 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't think people should be bullied or hurt by words! I think everything should be equal because war is not the answer. Yes I am a hippie and yes I am alone. But I am who I am...
    HopeBright44 HopeBright44 13-15, F Sep 11

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    Long story short. I met a Nigerian man on a website. Very attractive. But he didn't have his papers. And was in graduate school. Things were ok at first. I loved that he loved how...
    SW4225 SW4225 36-40 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am discovering that self love is about feeling deserving of everything that is good. I may have missed out on a great love because I was afraid I would ruin things. I never felt...
    blackbutterfly86 blackbutterfly86 26-30, F Sep 3

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    Eh... he quit texting me this year, it's like he's avoiding me, but school he talks to me a tiny bit. what to do? he won't text. he's my ex but we were forced apart by my mother...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    We have been friends for 12 years and we started hooking up this summer. It started off and a complete friends with benefits thing. We started talking more and more and we both got...
    rht08 rht08 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Girls... Don't! Well maybe there could be a lovely story but... Guys friendzone too! My best friend for years did that too me and almost a year since we last talked I still miss...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F Sep 3

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    Hart me and I will hart you back . Love you. Lexi
    leximsexy leximsexy 36-40, T 1 Response Sep 4

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    Not gunna say who.. But I guess you could pm me "Rhurh" If you read this and you think it's you... Sounds ridiculous but I just wanted to see if you ever thought of us like that...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Hi im 23 years old and my boyfriend is old than me about 12 years he lives away from me more than 3000 milles its a long distances relationships even that he travel every 2-3 month...
    loooorin loooorin 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    This is the true meaning of love...
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    But not sites. Just one crush dated. Too fast. Too poor. Bad timing.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    Yeah....seems to be full of African ladies either after money or a passport. In my experience.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 19

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    And it sucks wish no one had to go through it
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    Guy was a *** hole who lied and basically used me, it's no good!!
    1sweetnurse 1sweetnurse 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I don't know how people do it. I just have no attraction before seeing somebody in person.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 19

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    And fell flat on my face! Sigh..
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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