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I Tried Internet Dating

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 173 People

    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    Another Long Ago Story

    This wasn't internet, it was chatrooms for those of you who remember them.  This gal on line kept chatting me and one thing lead to another, we were supposed to meet.  The thing that bothered me was the ID, "Bob's towing", they assured me they were a girl, but...
    coloco coloco 61-65, M Dec 31, 2009

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    There they sat watching the screen The lady,

    the man; a mum, a dad On their, up to the minute, iPad. Thinking of the life that might yet been. Looking for souls dipping and diving Into the ether, simply surviving. The flow and ebb the sea of faces... Who would hit on them and serve them graces? Was it him or her? What...
    cloudymac cloudymac 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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    Still on there... Some interesting people,

    but it seems that most of them are of the mindset that they can sort of "mail order" a mate... But that is just my opinion
    Drtyhairy Drtyhairy 31-35, M Jun 24, 2014

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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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    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 chatting.. I declined but he pursuaded me to meet.. So we went to a hip cafe. It was fine and we decided to catch up again for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    I am trying it right now,

    actually. And it's working out, too.
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    I have tried it but it's just

    so shallow you just look at a picture and decide If you like them or not why? People don't Evan get a chance to know your name haha
    mtbmitch mtbmitch 18-21, M Mar 9

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    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 pathetic is it to "endure" 15 dates for 1 night of booty, ????!
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    WyoDoug WyoDoug 46-50, M Apr 22

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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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    Ive never tried it. I just wanted to know

    if it actually works for people?
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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    Are there any girls out there about my age

    who would like to try this out with me?
    serenagirl87 serenagirl87 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 30 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    spicegirl100 spicegirl100 46-50, F Oct 9, 2014

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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 2 Responses Feb 9, 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 tried it. It sucks.

    You can meet reasonably interesting people but no one truly worthwhile. It is a waste of time but helps pass the time when you are bored.
    sunny875 sunny875 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Oh yeah! I'm lucky that I found my one love.

    We're still dating for about 10 months.. We haven't seen each other in personal. We're just talking through Skype, iMessage or FaceTime. He lives in California, and I live in Florida.
    Sabel25 Sabel25 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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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 4 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Its a amazing how much we need the internet. I am a news junky. I need to know what is going on. breaking news, weather updates, radar, shopping and instant messaging. I google...
    Harleyman050 Harleyman050 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I met a guy online, only several hours chatting online he told me he really liked me, and wanna spend the night with me, and I know all he wants is sex, but I kinda refuse that coz...
    sallyzhang sallyzhang 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I am not here for dating. I am not here for love. I am not interested in dating online. I am not interested. No. No. No. And no. So stop.
    LBMia LBMia 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've never actually tried it yet though. I don't know where to start if ever, and the idea is just alien to me. but it figures if I can't have a face to face date, an online one...
    SanFransokyo SanFransokyo 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    A met a guy online who was super sweet and charming. We talked, text, and video chatted every day for about a week before meeting in person. We didn't click because I thought he...
    Mo2013 Mo2013 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Dating sites take all the fun out of Internet dating haha I had a picture of just my eyes and not a full face picture. If i were wearing a burka only my eyes would be visible. I...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Junecc11 Junecc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Well it feels sort of unfair to post this now because he has been off it for a week, and on pain killers which have kept him limited to the house. I have been with him for over a...
    FYMS FYMS 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I check out the FBI sites and know the games of scammers. I know when to block. They take time getting back to you and you know there's something up when they ask give you a...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Over years I tried many dating sites and most success I had was from OkCupid. The rest I could say zero success. The best ever contact I had was few overseas which clearly I am...
    gorantse gorantse 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I remember in grade school hearing about how everyone over the internet are dangerous. Of course, that's not true at all, but I eventually became too carefree and that really...
    SomethingPink SomethingPink 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am trying to get to know people I was in a long relationship that ended badly and now it has been over for a couple years now and now im trying to move on and date but i havent...
    rgagich rgagich 22-25, M a week ago

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    So my life has been ******. It really has. But I spend it by helping other people to make sure that they don't go through what I did. I know that all people are not like me. But I...
    immakittyrawr immakittyrawr 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    A friend I talk to over the Internet told me that if his real life relationship doesn't work out, he might date me. To me, the idea is weird to be dating someone over the Internet...
    PapaSun56 PapaSun56 18-21, M Jun 26