Even if it turns out there’s no chemistry, you might still find a friend. Armed with somebody’s name, hometown, and profession, you can Google to find out if they are who they say they are (oh yes, you should).More than that, anybody’s who’s signed up for a dating site has used a credit card, which means a paper trail. For any number of reasons, maybe you’re not the type who gets approached by the opposite sex, but you’re a great catch and you know it.
During our initial telephone conversation, days after he sent me that introductory email, we shared with each other what we were looking for—me, just a good time and he, a relationship (assuming the chemistry was just right).
“I had to pick him up on our first lunch date—he was sporting a huge cast on his right leg from a recent motorcycle accident and was unable to drive—and when he opened the door, we both grinned like maniacs.
Truth is, most people meet their partners at pretty run-of-the-mill places—bars, work, school, through friend fix-ups, and yes, online.
And when it comes down to it, the online dating world is really like one big bar, where you can look around, see someone who piques your interest, and start up a conversation.
And when the chemistry is evident, those feelings are every bit as magical as what you read in romance novels—no matter where you’ve met.
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But then he started talking, and she recognized this was the same guy she’d been so attracted to online; they had a great time.
When you already know somebody, you’ll view him differently than if you’d just spotted him across the bar. One more word about romance: Love comes from what you feel about each other when you speak, listen, spend time together, touch, kiss.
I’d finally realized that if I left my job, they would replace me and within a year I’d be forgotten, but family would remember me forever.