Editor's note: Welcome to our new weekly guest series Diary of an Online Dater, written by an anonymous 20-something blogger matchgirl. Today she's giving us the scoop on creating an online dating profile for the first time.
Week 1: So without going into too much detail, after spending several years in a serious relationship that ended abruptly, I found myself single somewhere in between the "so many guys, so little time" college mindset and the, "crap, all my friends and exes are married and I'm almost 30" freak-out. You build a skyscraper of a relationship up for so long that when that bulldozer comes, and your photos, memories, dreams, and plans are now shattered fragments on the floor, the thought of starting over from the foundation is exhausting. Is it worth it?
And this is where online dating comes in.
My best friend joined Match.com a month or so ago, and while she hadn't found any winners yet, the process intrigued me. So I went to the site just to see whatRead More »from Diary of an Online Dater: A Wink Is Free, True Love'll Cost Ya