Dating for real
If it’s wine and cheese night with my girlfriends, even better.
I don’t feel the need to squeeze myself into crowded bars every Friday or Saturday.
I’ve also fundamentally shifted the way I think about meeting men.
I used to be very result-oriented and perceived men in real life the way I viewed them on apps. I’d talk to him, but with a specific outcome in mind: Now, I talk to everyone.
I learned he was heading out to face the aftermath of a gruesome overnight crash, but not before he gave me his card and offered his assistance “Should I ever need anything.” I couldn’t imagine what future sanitation emergency he could mitigate for me, but that short conversation had me smiling all morning.
The more comfortable I became talking to everyone, the more confidence I gained talking to men.
Like working out or eating healthy, it also just good.
In glossy dating apps, men metamorphosed into a blur of staged photos and carefully worded bios, easily disposed of with a flick of my thumb.
Like an addict, I’d been tantalized by the heady promise of “just one more swipe,” and removing that temptation revealed that there was much more to dating, and to life.
For me, at least, the apps were not limitless but limiting.
Dating exposes all the dating scams that we can find and uncover.
The big question is there are there any real dating sites out there? These dating services DON' T use fake dating profiles or send out fake emails or pay employees to chat with you.