No longer seen as something desperate singles do, online dating has become a popular way to meet other people who are looking for dates or mates. It is now as normal as online shopping or buying vibrators to look for other singles through the Internet. In fact, I would bet that almost everybody could name someone who has either used a service or who has met his or her partner by online dating.
There are more than enough reasons to try online dating, but following is a list of the top 7 reasons.
1) You don’t have to waste time talking with people you would rather not have a conversation with. No more do you have to even talk with those annoying people who are just out for a pick up. With online dating you get to choose who it is you want to start up a conversation with before having to meet them. You are in charge of who and how you will contact.
2) One of the biggest benefits of shopping online is that you have a larger selection of products since the stores you can shop at are numerous. This is the same with online dating! You have more choices to give you a better chance at finding the right person.
3) You can actually take charge of your own destiny by using these types of services. Sitting at home, or worse hanging out in bars, hoping the perfect match will show up is probably going to find you old and alone. By signing up, you can meet so many interesting people and broaden your chances of spending old age with a mate.
4) One of the best reasons to try online dating has to be that you get to know something of the other person before you even meet face to face. You can’t read about or talk to that person whose approached you in a bar beforehand. But with online dating, you have the opportunity to talk, chat, and email or have phone conversations long before you meet if you choose.
5) Finding that perfect match is not confined by time constraints of work or other obligations. With the online services you can search from prospective matches 24 hours a day, no matter if it’s midnight or 5 am you can hunt down you next date or mate.
6) You can join sites that are specific to your needs to narrow your search. Some sites cater to single parents or people looking for high-income matches. Or maybe you are older and want to search only seniors’ sites, those are out there too!
7) You’ve got to be tired of your friends trying to fix you up. They mean well, but don’t have a clue as to what you really want. Plus, everyone in your current circle is not going to be a match or will even know of a match; so online dating is your best option.
Go ahead and give online dating a try! It’s a definite way to get a fresh start and if nothing else, you will meet some exciting new people along the way!
Should You Try Online Dating? by Steve