Written by Julia Landry for Parents.com
Hello, friends. After a short hiatus from the world of online dating (because it sucks, you guys), I'm back with more tales of hilarity. To come to the aid of my fellow single women, I've helpfully organized the types of men you meet online into several broad categories. What can I say? I'm a giver.
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The profile-liar guy.
There is no point in lying on your profile about things that are obvious within five minutes of meeting you in person. This includes height (6 feet, 5'8", same diff, right? No.), occupation (a paralegal is not a lawyer, and the guy who keeps the books for a sketchy bowling alley is not an accountant), and general appearance (we're gonna know it if that photo was taken in 1996, gentlemen).
The "P.S. I live in Colorado" guy.
Why contact me and bother discussing meeting up and dating if you live two thousand miles away? Next.
The guy with his kids as his profile picture.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all about the single dads, but you guys do realize that everyone can see those pictures, right? Just trying to help. Because I'm not sure you understand how the internet works.
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The fast-mover guy.
A couple of anonymous emails does not a relationship make. It's a tad creepy when we've exchanged three messages, tops, and you're calling me "baby" and talking about moving to my area because "nothing's keeping me here anyway". Please, just… stop.
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