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Enough Already! Things About Online Dating People are Tired of

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While things have improved, online dating still has a way to go to improve its negative image.

I have to admit, I prefer the traditional method of dating. I am social and enjoy connecting with people. Sex is personal to me. I have to like the person that I am intimate with. It is difficult to get to know someone through a few video chats or random texts.
 
But, online dating does have perks. Especially when it comes to casual connections.
 
There are people who have been out of the dating pool for a while and they aren't ready to jump in. Online dating allows them to gradually get back into the swing of things. It is the most popular means to connect amongst millenniums. And, its promoters are growing tired of a few stigmas surrounding it that won't go away.
 
FAKE PROFILES
 
The time and energy people put into creating a fake profile is astounding. And, is a complete waste of everyone's time.
 
Serious members on dating sites are looking to find people to hook up with. They want to find like-minded people with similar interests. Not spend hours browsing through hundreds of profiles hoping to meet someone. Professional people like doctors and lawyers do not always have the time to meet new people and fake profiles hinder their chance at success.
 
When creating your profile keep in mind that there is a chance that you will hook up one day. While you can fluff it up don't lie about important things such as if you are single or not. A relationship's foundation needs to be created with trust for it to succeed. Lying from the onset is not the best way to foster a good one.
 
MOBILE CHAT APPS
 
Some people are eager to text while others want a more intimate experience. This gets confusing when you texting with someone who expects more. Chat and dating apps are not really the best option for this. And, expecting strangers to have sex with you is ludicrous. Women (especially) don't engage in sex chat with strangers unless they are paid to do so. 
 
  • Dating apps are for meeting people. They filter compatible connections and offer a practical means of communication.
  • Sexting apps connect people with professional hosts willing to engage in sex chat. But, it comes at a price.
 
"Why would I text with a stranger for free? People should pay for phone sex. They have no issue with paying for a date. It's the same thing. Nobody provides free services unless you are a bot. This is a total misconception. It is insulting to me that I have to work hard to make money and people are always trying to find ways to beat the system. And worse, label me," says Becky, a professional host from SextingApp.
 
She has a valid point.  
 
You can read Read Becky's story right here on Tango.
 
GEO LOCATORS
 
People now realize that their ideal partner might live anywhere in the world. That doesn't mean they are willing to travel a great distance or move in order find them. Location filters that do not work suck, period!
 
Technologies are developed every day to fix this issues but they are not quite there yet. People move around and they lie about where they are. This does not help the locators when they are trying to create accurate information. If you want people to find you, they have to where to look.
 
Provide updated information about your location when possible. Use apps that have up to date locators or ones that re-load information frequently.   
 
FREE WEBSITES
 
When people hear that a site is free, they may be drawn to it. I mean, who doesn't want free stuff? But, they will soon realize that there is a catch involved.  
 
Repeat after me, "There is no such thing as entirely free on the Internet."
 
There are free options, but they come at the cost. You may have to join the site or provide personal information. Free usually means a limited view or trial period. A reputable website will tell you what the fees are upfront.
 
COMPETITION
 
These common issues place a negative light on things. Online dating is a competitive industry. This makes it almost impossible to control. There are reputable sites out there, but you have to be willing to spend the time to find them. Isn't real love worth the time to do a little research? 
 
There are so many apps available to download that it becomes a huge chore to choose the right one. The good ones often get lost in the shuffle. And the stigma surrounding them doesn't help the cause.  
 
I always err on the side of caution, read as many independent reviews as I can and test websites and apps before committing to anything. This is the only real way you will know which service works best for you.
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