May 22, 2012
Computers have enabled people to make more mistakes faster than almost any invention in history, with the possible exception of tequila and hand guns. – Mitch Radcliffe
So much cock and so little time; I remember as a younger rose the endless horizons presented to me in university for nudity, debauchery and nothing ever close to resembling monogamy. In indulging my delights in variety, I always assumed that I was justified in my excess as it was time limited. That the endless possibilities would indeed end, when office hours loomed and the freedom of university was over.
For many online daters the fantasy of dating many, is better than building a relationship with just one person.
Then a revolution occurred. Social media bloomed and social circles became infinite. I had foolishly assumed my hunting grounds would be limited to local bars, the office and my friends’ friends. Instead, online dating websites provide a multitude of new acquaintances. All of whom could be a new lover, or the inspiration for an amusing post. Regardless of the success or failure of any of these online romeos, there was always more on offer.
How is any choice to be made with so much on offer? Why would anyone work their way through the necessary complications and compromises of a budding romance?
There is always more attention available online, so while you wait for Monday’s date to make good his promise to call – you can already have enjoyed Tuesday and Wednesday nights’ one night stand.
Online dating has helped us all date, but has it helped anyone actually meet a suitable mate?
For every tale I hear of wedded bliss, there are hundreds of failed dates with bad breath, poor humour or hideous bedside manner. It’s a great place to meet people, but in the same way you won’t find Mr Right by drinking in clubs six days a week, you won’t find him through constant surfing.
Everything in moderation my darling Readers.