Men and women write things like “I enjoy kicking babies” and their favorite things are porn, donkeys, and setting Barbie dolls on fire.
This is the dark truth about internet dating: a lot of people are paid a lot of money to quantify and commodify your need for intimacy.
But this is not the dark truth many people sub-lingually hint at with the comment “There’s just something, I dunno, weird about it” and other vapid dismissals of e Dating.
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But at least it only took three emails as opposed to three dates.
The attention seeking subclass never moves past this initial stage.
The next most common variation in this stage is the Dadaist profile.It was our job, literally, to confuse an audience’s reason with calibrated sexuality, and in an instant, a short lifetime of sensibility and empathy can be replaced by the quest for a firmer, whiter set of tits and an Asian chick who looks like a teenager. If editing for cleavage to sell Viagra ripoffs is a kind of murder, working at a dating site is a genocide.It’s the steroid enraged king of popularity contests.The technophobic aversion to online dating usually has something to do with fears of seeming desperate, or the more amorphous fear of The Machine Taking Over Our Lives. Online dating is mostly just like bar dating: attractive women are swarmed by creeps, intelligent people people occasionally find each other, charismatic men can get laid whenever they want, the awkward remain awkward, insincerity is punished, and sincerity is hit or miss.The oddest thing about most of these vague critiques of web-based trysts is that they fail to take into account the fact that the people involved still have meet and like each other for anything exciting to happen, so ultimately, you’re still dating the “normal way.” You, as an individual, neither gain nor lose by taking your game online.The point is, they are math majors, they don’t respect you, and they are calculating your sexual and romantic desires.