DatingMashup.com


 
Bookmark and Share

Online Dating Magazine > Online Dating Experiences > 33

Online Dating Experience 33
Online Dating Success

39 year old female from Arizona

I am a divorced, 39-year old woman with a young child, living in Phoenix, AZ. In May 2004, I tried Matchmaker to find romance. I had what seemed like some genuine communication, and some that was just downright rude. I only met one man face-to-face from that site. He didn't look at all like his pictures and he didn't tell me about his criminal background, which I later found on the Internet. Then, I tried Match.com. I was truly overwhelmed by the number of responses. The first date was okay, but the man was not for me (he was also 5 years older than his profile said). The second date was a hit! We clicked instantly, fell hard and fast, and decided we were a "match"! We dated for about 9 months, then he broke up with me by email because he said he wasn't ready for a long-term commitment. About 5 months later, he begged me to take him back and swore he was ready for a long-term commitment. Yes, I know I was an idiot for giving him a second chance. After another 5 months together, he must've gotten commitmentphobic again. So, this time he didn't break up with me by email or phone call... he just put his profile back up on Match.com after we had an argument.

Believe it or not, I actually consider my experience with online dating a success, even though that relationship ended unpleasantly. In fact, I've dated several very nice men that I met on Match.com who all seemed relatively normal. Some of the guys I've met have even become friends that I hope to keep. Of course, I'm also getting better at weeding out the duds -- I do a lot of research online in public records before meeting someone and I don't believe everything someone tells me (such as, "I'm new to online dating".) I remain cautious, but optimistic.


<Previous Online Dating Experience | Next Online Dating Experience>


>
Perfectmatch.com - The best approach to find the one. <


All Online Dating Magazine content, including the content on this page,
is © copyright by Online Dating Magazine and may not be
republished or reused in any form. You do have
full permission to link to this article.

Do you agree or disagree with this article? Have
more to add? Submit a Letter to the Editor today or post a comment below.


 

Send in your experience right now


blog comments powered by Disqus


Privacy Statement | Code of Ethics Statement
Bookmark Online Dating Magazine at Del.icio.us

>View Online Dating Magazine Singles Travel Adventures<

Online Dating | News | Columns | Features | Dating Services | Niche Dating
Online Dating Directory | Dating Humor | Quick Tip Articles | Online Dating Industry
Industry History
| Online Dating Reviews | Reader Reviews | Dating Videos | Book / DVD Reviews
Reader Letters | Self Improvement | Experiences | Newsletter | Interviews
Top 10 Lists | STD Info Center | About Us | Advertise
Media Center
| FAQ | Search | Contact | Dating Promotions

Dating Cartoons | Dating Jokes | Funny Dating Videos | Dating Games

Online Dating Magazine Needs Your Help!

All content on this Website is ©copyright by Online
Dating Magazine. All Rights Reserved. The content
on this site may not be reused or republished.

Are you an online dating site Webmaster? If so...
If you are looking for free dating content you can republish, click here

 

 



Advertise on
Online Dating Magazine



Menu:

 

Stay Up to Date:

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us on YouTube

Follow Us on Facebook

 


10 Most Viewed Articles:

Online Dating Tips
Opposites Attract
Online Dating Safety Tips
Rose Colors
Guys are Weird
Dating Games
Online Dating Reviews
Creative Date Ideas
Long Distance Relationships
Dealing with a Breakup

Other Resources:

These links will take you away from Online Dating Magazine.

Google (Google Your Date)
BBB (
Research Dating Service)

MailOrderBride Guide

Note: Online Dating Magazine does not sell text links anywhere on the site, so please don't email asking about text links. Any links we have are affiliate links, resources we find useful, links to other sites we run or long-time magazine sponsors. We do have graphic ad options in our Advertising section.