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I Tried Internet Dating

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    Internet Dating- How Exciting

              A few years ago, I opened up an account on an online dating website. I needed to expand my horizons on my social life when it comes to dating. Since I haven't been successful with meeting somebody in college, I was going to...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 9 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Better Than Getting Creeps

    I've long had half-a-dozen accounts on different art communities, for promotional reasons (it really does work), so I tried the same effort on dating communities, joining the free ones first (OkC, PoF, etc). I came up empty. I downloaded the eH app onto my phone for free, and...
    mononoaware mononoaware 26-30, M Aug 3, 2012

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    Read My Story And Let Me Know What You Think

    When I was 20 my dad told me he didn't like the guys I was dating, he said he would pay the membership fee to try an online dating site. I said "no way!!"- then one day I was bored at work, so I called him got his credit card number and paid for a 3 month membership on Match.com...
    thatgirlx0x0 thatgirlx0x0 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    A Nightmare Fron The Cyber World

    I found myself a widow before I ever thought I would be one. We were married for 30 years and the best of friends. It took me three years to get past the crying, sadness and emotional issues of being left behind. One day, even though, I was still sad about his death, I decided I...
    thejournalwriter thejournalwriter 56-60, F 1 Response May 13, 2012

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    Internet Dating

    Internet dating,What fun,Had a ball,Even made some friends,Want some fun,Try it!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Jun 19, 2012

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    Why Did I Waste Of That Precious Time On Nothing?

    I would like to point out that Internet dating is not every´s body´s taste and should only be recommended my friends, who have tried it and had success finding their true love. Finding love should be priceless, but still people are putting a price on love and making it...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F Oct 12, 2011

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    I've Done It

    I'm still single.  Anyone I met online had nothing in common with me but I'm still optimistic.Hey any cute girls out there from Northern Colorado. 
    jfeltes jfeltes 26-30, M May 8, 2012

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    All Dating Is Really About The Same.

    So instead you use a computer, who doesn't use one everyday? After a 3 year relationship ended rather devastating for me I wanted to give the world of online dating a try and at the same time continue conventional dating. I was in college, working and lived on my own so online...
    Antwan1914 Antwan1914 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2012

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    Several Times

    Different sites, different ideas, and so many others; however, they have never worked even though I have tried a few twice. It can start out good, but die off really quickly (even those that are free). I feel like I simply don't fit in with people's expectations or that the...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Nov 14, 2013

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    Kind, Caring And Romantic ?

    Ive always had issues when meeting someone face to face. I'm shy, but also withdrawn, and the two combined provide a headache when trying to find love and romance. So with my issues in mind, my recent heartbreak somewhat behind me, I decided it was time to put myself out there...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 2 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    ~ Creepy Funeral Guy ~

    I've been in and out of my last relationship for a while now and not too long ago I joined an on-line dating site.  I know ~ hangs head in shame ~ Most experiences have been pretty uneventful.  I've met a few nice men in what have become known to me as the 'awkward meet n...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 32 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I have tried online dating so many times that I have decided to give up. The last online date I went on the man made me pay for dinner and treated me like dirt the whole entire...
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    Hi I've tried online dating but I haven't had any success in it. I've either attracted scammers, or men who didn't want to bother with a long distance relationship. Has anyone...
    brownflamingo brownflamingo 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Some of my girlfriends and I have tried online dating with disastrous results 10 to 13 years ago. Ninety-nine percent of the males we met for a date were creeps because...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello, I'm writing because I am heartbroken over this girl I meet over the Internet on a dating site. As negative stuff started to creeping into my life this new heartache show up...
    heavy57chevy heavy57chevy 56-60, M Mar 29

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older...
    sallycc17 sallycc17 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I got with random lads over the internet as a 12 year old. But only 2 of them were really official. The first one was a lad called Michael. We were both 14 at the time and he...
    24luverofchoc 24luverofchoc 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older...
    sallycc17 sallycc17 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    AgeMeet.com is the #1 Age Gap Dating Site for younger women older men dating . It is Free to post & browse 550,000+ active members. We have been in the online dating business for...
    Junetangcc17 Junetangcc17 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Let's see... I have said this on the question and answer forum but will repeat it here. I have tried them all... well a lot of them and here are my results after three or four...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am in two online dating sites and have (tried) chatting with so many guys... and man, they are so boring! They don't know how to keep a nice, interesting conversation going! They...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I signed up for a couple of the most popular free online websites while I was in the midst of dealing with my first real heartbreak. I quickly deleted the profile and cancelled the...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well, I have been doing it since October. Off and on ... I think I just exhausted myself and now I am burnt out. 25 dates( or more I think it's more I lose count) and they all...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 39 Responses a week ago

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    I used to be really cynical about online dating... until I met my girlfriend through an online dating site... now my opinion has softened quite a bit. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    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...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    A few months ago, I signed up for plentyofish. After dating a very pretentious man, and getting very unwanted messages I decided to deactivate my account. Maybe I'll try again soon...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I think guys just look at the pictures and that's it. I have been on and off dating sites and I'm having no luck. I'm not a bad looking person or fat. I'm an average person. I...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The biggest problem I have with online dating, isn't women, it's the men. All the sexually frustrated, creep and Pervy guys on online dates rapidly diminish chances fur guys who...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    What is your opinion of online dating?
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    I tried doing this again. I made a new profile. I started talking to this guy. He seemed nice and nerdy like me. The first day of us talking, he asked me a sexual question. I'd...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    To all of the lesbians looking for that special someone, do NOT use pinkcupid.com. Nothing but scammers on that site. Every single one of them. Gonna do a blog about those scum...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 22

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    No good experiences to report. Plenty of pretty photos, outdated profiles, many loose facts, genuinely disappointed. Even though many on here have indicated one is foolish for...
    grasshopper54 grasshopper54 56-60, M Apr 9

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    I have dated online a few times. Somehow I never got the person that I saw in the picture that they posted. One date explained that she had just recently gained a little weight...
    son2who son2who 51-55, M Mar 21

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    I'm really sick of it. I just want to meet that one person and be done with it.
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    His profile said he's a non-smoker, but he smokes! I hate smoking, maybe I'm being irrational but it makes me angry and it's a huge turn off.
    FatAlly FatAlly 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Maybe this isn't for me. I'm already getting annoyed with it again. Last night I logged on and answered a few messages before going to bed. This morning I checked my new messages...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 11 Responses Apr 9

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    ...and he is not my husband! I fell out of love with my husband 5 years(?) into the marriage. He traveled a lot with his job and we were in the middle of building our home,leaving...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 2 hrs ago

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    Online. Tried it. Worked hard at it. Will say dating in-person does not convey online. I do well off the Internet. I'm able to meet new people often and almost anywhere and turn...
    chparker chparker 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It is problematic for girls too, but in a different way. And hell, they can at least get free drinks :-) I am not going to list all the usual complaints (like the need to message...
    janecek janecek 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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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...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 23

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    Internet Relationship-people say that it won't last but I personally think that it might be more intimate than a FTF relationship. I've been dating this guy from Chicago and he's a...
    BisexualGirl95 BisexualGirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    This may be long and scrambled a bit but I will try my best. This is my first post. I have been with the same man for a little over 4 years and he is a cheater, among other things...
    straightjacketdolly straightjacketdolly 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I started dating a widower after his wife of 15yrs. pass 7months ago. He is 45 me 37. First time we met he was wearing his wedding ring. I told him he was mot ready. He knew i...
    kimo125 kimo125 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Man man they should ruined the internet these days like I meet a guy saying he was horny dude....get out... Really there a kids here and your making them wanna have sex with you...
    MonsterSlain MonsterSlain 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    At this point in my life I'm not interested in relationships. I'll be honest about what I do look for. I want intimate friendships preferably online and separate from my offline...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    So I am on okcupid. I've been on Plenty of fish, zoosk and meetme as well. For the most part all I have learned is that guys just want to get laid and when they don't get laid...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Best Older Men Looking For Younger Women - AgeFriends.com is a new dating site for Older Men Looking For Younger Women. Older men dating younger women has been the norm for years...
    agefriends agefriends 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Insights on Swift Plans of Younger Women Dating Sites It doesn’t constantly adhere to that the women in their twenties will necessarily be interested in a person her very own...
    GarthPasche GarthPasche 26-30, F Mar 24

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Couples have a higher chance of reaching divorce if they are having deep financial trouble, and for this reason, finding a wealthy mate is not something that a person should be...
    lookingforrichmen lookingforrichmen 26-30, F Apr 10

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    The trolls as there known are everywhere.. I was on the internet from the beginning and the computer went from being $3000.00 to its everywhere and on your phone.. Well it opened...
    AgingGracefully AgingGracefully 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20