tall…” and goes downhill from there. As the warning bells go off inside your head and the color drains from you face, you realizethe time has come to take destiny into your own hands.So you take a deep breath, sit down at the keyboard, and type aURL that resembles something like www.findingmrrighttonight…...com. You think of a user name and password, open your onlinedating account, and the adventure begins.
On A Mission
To your surprise and amazement, you awake next morning to findyour email inbox overflowing with responses. Your heart sinks as you open the first email and look at thepicture of a bold, very unattractive guy who is “intrigued withyour profile and wants to get to know you.” Nevertheless, younote that you have at least 30 more emails to read and plungeahead, certain that there must be at least one prince among allthe frogs.As you open one email after another, you sift through attractive,successful, ugly, funny, boring males who have exposedthemselves for your review. You feel somewhat empowered andconfident that “things are looking up.” As you get to the lastemail, you realize there are several options you can considerreplying to, and maybe one or two that actually look interesting.All of a sudden you find your whole life revolving around thisexciting new game of online dating. The next thing you know,you’re browsing your “matches” morning, noon and night, andare even skipping lunch to catch up on your latest onlinehopefuls. Your boss mentions several times that your work hasslowed down. Your mother complains that you never call her. Youditch your friends for drinks during Happy hour day after day. You now have a mission, and no one will stop you!
So, does online dating actually work? A Fabulously40 sister