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Hesitant online dating

Right now, I just want to be single, but go on dates as more of an activity, I guess. ) velvet ribbon, Scandal, farmers markets, making fun of Chris Brody on Homeland.

I’m still too much of a traditionalist to want to meet someone for a real relationship through some online profile.

I really don’t know why, but I think it’s the one part of me that kind of believes in fate or something bigger than myself (yes, bigger than the internet). Elise’s current obsessions: New York, Danish people, badass ladies, keeping my local bookstore in business, Happy Endings, Ben and Kate, Channing Tatum (I KNOW, I’m sorry), JGL (there, better?

You know you should get online-- and you’ve probably tried it before-- but you feel reluctant.

You hate the idea that you’ll go on a great date and the girl won’t call you back.

It’s a harsh reality (seriously sucks), but it’s true. Here are some tips for reluctant online daters: Some people, especially those who struggle to "be cool" on dates, or talk to girls at parties, see online dating as a way out. Here’s where women-- your mom, sister-in-law, co-worker, old college friend, or someone else-- can come in handy. After all, we’re women, and we’re the ones who check out hundreds of profiles. That’s sometimes why we tell our friends they look great when we’re actually not sure.

Plus, the only way to get better at dating is to keep dating. Online dating is pretty much the same as any other kind of dating. The trick is to ask this woman to be brutally honest. Tell her you want to know everything that’s wrong with your not hold back. People often complain that they join an online dating site and proceed to give their lives away to the art of finding a date.

I was curious as to what your real opinion is of online dating.

I did meet my girlfriend online, but after a year of painful struggle, meaning hardly any dates despite being educated, employed, and reasonably attractive.

Adrien Chen recently wrote an amazing article in part on meeting people online, and the depth of the relationship that is possible.

He noted: “When someone asks me how I know someone and I say “the internet,” there is often a subtle pause, as if I had revealed we’d met through a benign but vaguely kinky hobby, like glassblowing class, maybe. Anyways, I think I’m just afraid of dating in general, more so than meeting people online.

I was annoyed by her hint for grandkids, but I get where she’s coming from.