Internet dating issues and safety

Plus, in small cities it feels like everyone knows each other and word of mouth spreads fast. What effect does the Internet and social media have on dating that wasn't present before? Perhaps because I live in a big city so lots of choice.

I know the last time I was single cell phones were still a pretty new thing, no such thing as Internet dating, and no one ever heard of Facebook. Is it harder now to date in the modern Internet age? But I found it fun to sit back in my chair at home and pick and choose who I would venture out of the house to meet up with.

When I refer to online dating I am talking about POF and Tinder.

When it's not about that, it's simply a numbers game. The good thing is that you can meet people/dates outside your social circle.

A saw a similar thread about marriage but for us that are dating again I wondered the same.

What effect does the Internet and social media have on dating that wasn't present before?

I know the last time I was single cell phones were still a pretty new thing, no such thing as Internet dating, and no one ever heard of Facebook. Is it harder now to date in the modern Internet age? On line dating is very much an extension of Face Book.

Self selected glamour shots (from years ago) coupled with self aggrandizing profiles all existing in a vacuum of back ground context.

People who want to meet you for an expensive dinner out without bothering to even ask your name.

It's so hard NOT to cyber "stalk" your ex, their new love, etc.....

It's not at all healthy for healing from broken relationships.

By that I mean, the "quick matches" or whatever it's called, gets depleted very quickly. So instead of trying to get numbers and build relationships, I just go with the flow and enjoy each encounter, wherever they may be. My GF I met online and while we have a lot in common our worlds would have never collided had it not been for online dating.

I've been to Montreal though, and it feels like a never ending list. So for that I appreciate it Downside is its a lot of dating at warp speed. Which girl is hotter which guy has more money and so on. A saw a similar thread about marriage but for us that are dating again I wondered the same.

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