Giving up online dating

Then once you’re sitting across from each other, you find out that there’s no magic at all. On the other side, you can be pleasantly surprised by someone that didn’t wow you exchanging messages. You’re back to square one without as much as an explanation other than assuming that they’re just busy.The biggest reason why I think people should give up the vicious cycle of dating online is because there are better, more reliable ways to meet people.We program our entire lives via apps—from health and wellness to money management, so it’d make sense that our dating lives are also manipulated by the results generated by apps.

Except most people leave profiles open-ended to cast a wide net. That was by choice as I was taking the time to heal from old traumas and focusing on establishing my life in a new city and in a new career.But I also needed to re-define what I wanted in a relationship.Think back to all of the great people you’ve met in the digital world.Haven’t they often lived a few hours or even a flight away?