Dating pal pen tip
There's the Don Juan who says he's single, but isn't.
And now, there's the lover who seems interested only in an ‘elationship.’ When it comes to online dating, we’ve come to expect deception, the posting of decades-old pictures and blatant lies about marital status, height, hair (or lack thereof).
She’s told me plainly that she’s not interested in meeting anybody, she just wants to feel like people want her every now and then.” Jennifer Worick, author of “The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex,” says people do have different agendas when it comes to dating.
“For me, the end goal is to be in a loving relationship with someone,” she says.
“He said he’d put his ad up on Craigslist as kind of a spoof — he wanted to see what it was about — and never thought anything would come of it.We’ve learned to deal with people who dematerialize after a few days or weeks of steady contact.“It’s the online equivalent of ‘going out for cigarettes,’ ” says one seasoned single.Now, there’s a new online annoyance — the person who doesn’t want to meet but is all too happy to e-mail, text, tweet, IM, or scrawl on your Facebook wall indefinitely.They don’t want a real relationship as much as its virtual doppelganger.