Negative reasons for online dating
Before the internet were the "lonely hearts" columns of the newspapers, which served the same purpose but at the speed of snail mail.Folks used to be embarrassed to admit using those ads, too.There was a time when you had to send couriers from your castle to your mate's castle and wait a month or so for a response.
Post a reasonably attractive picture, sell your life's resume, and wait for the solicitations to pour in.A few e-mails and a telephone call or two will allow your personality to work for you—a real plus.In the bar scene it's all about your looks; you don't have the luxury of putting your best picture out there because—you're out there—in the flesh.So the "bar scene" is the only alternative to online dating you can think of?I met my wife in college -- you know, while going about my daily business. My brother-in-law met his wife through an online dating site. I agree with the comment above: pretty lazy article -- a subject not hardly worth fussing over in the first place, with a few, poor arguments against it thrown in at the end. Can we get over the old, sophomoric lamentation of the internet being a scary modern phenomenon that's making everything too easy and too fast?
And if you don't physically appeal to your target objective, forget about it; it won't matter if you've got Anderson Cooper's personality.