The boomers guide to online dating
Dating is not a great way to "really get to know someone." Why?Because everyone is on best behavior during a date.
Hurry not a woman's favor; neither forcer her hastily to surrender to thee.By Judsen Culbreth A thorough yet lighthearted guide to online dating, designed primarily to help the over-35 woman browse Internet sites-with confidence, ease, and a sense of adventure-and capture that special someone Online dating is a national phenomenon, with some 30 million people logging on to dating sites each month.Yet many women over 35 still hesitate when it comes to browsing for a mate.He who wins a thousand common hearts is therefore entitled to some renown; but he who keeps undisputed sway over the heart of a coquette is indeed a hero.A major difficulty with our theoretical understanding of dating is that we simply do not appreciate the purpose of the entire encounter.She swimmeth in her joy; she floateth on the tide of happiness.
Everybody knows the pressure of a first date: Searching for that perfect outfit. Dissecting each detail when it's over to check for mistakes.
You learn so much about yourself, others, God, love, spirituality, and life through dating. Done well, it can be one of the most fun and rewarding aspects of your life. I profess not to know how women's hearts are wooed and won.
To me they have always been matters of riddle and admiration.
One of the strengths of Internet dating is that it's anonymously impersonal, which helps take the sting out of rejection.
If you're interested in someone who notices your profile or you're intrigued by a computer-generated match, let the e-mail begin. You don't want to learn only one person's interests, ways, or habits.
If you're not interested, delete the e-mail with about the same level of remorse you'd feel from dumping jellyfish overboard. You don't want to discover how you react to just one person. Pizza's great, but if you never tried anything else, you'd never know how supper hamburgers and hot dogs and tacos and chop suey are.