I wanted to be taken seriously, but no one else within the dating platform was taking the process, or myself, seriously. And by “together” I mean we text messaged, talked on the phone, Facetimed, and connected via Snapchat and Instagram for four months straight – every day.
As I was about to throw in the towel and accept my future as a single cat lady, binge eating Chinese take-out, while engulfed in reality television… His name was Dan and his claim to fame was his comment “Nice duvet cover” on a photo of me sitting on my bed. I’d wake up to “good morning” texts from Dan and I’d go to bed with “sleep tight” texts from Dan.
And in this story, I ended up as the stupid donkey and he ended up the actual a**h*le.
I might have ended up in a bathtub full of ice with my kidney missing.
When two people get behind a computer screen, they can be anything they want to be.''With web dating, people are sending emails back and forth, interacting in an asynchronous way,' he told Mashable.
I thought it would be the most efficient way to re-cast that rusty line back into the sea of men to help combat my cluelessness towards this newfound single life. I found myself a group of men whose interest in me extended no further than daily electronic messages and watching my life virtually through social media, all while dodging every opportunity to meet face-to-face.
What the hell is this online dating world and why was I so VASTLY wrong about its purpose?
She knows the struggle is real and never ceases the opportunity to laugh about it.
Follow me on Instagram: @melizzard4 Follow me on Wordpress: https://ladyfinger.blog/ When I swiped into a “virtual relationship”, it wasn’t by choice.
Needless to say, I was quickly turned off by this new age style of “dating” and ultimately had no patience for it.
Coming off multiple long term relationships with men who actually valued my time, I found the online dating world a complete sham.
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