She kept asking me if I would go to Missouri to live with her, and kept saying she loved me to tears. I told her I needed to save up money for about three months.I worked two jobs for three months and was completely exhausted."My OK Cupid date was a college senior home for break.I was the one who drunkenly suggested having sex in a public bathroom.So, we thought we'd bring some to you, just to show you the not-so-pretty side of trying to find love (or lust) on the Internet. Ritika, 23 "Okay, it's one thing to try and find your match on Facebook or something. But, this one guy I matched with went nuts Googling me. Because he started sending me pictures that I didn't even remember putting up online.You want to get as much dirt on them as you can, before you meet. I mean, stuff like my Linkedin profile picture from two years ago!Online dating is a good thing that's happened to us.It has made it easier for many of us to meet new people, and brought dating out in the open.
They have also helped in making sex less of a taboo. I wanted to know your worst online dating tales, and you had some doozies.As I read through them (and apologies that I could not fit them all into one column), the immortal words of Richard Brautigan came to mind -- the coda to a story about a woman who wreaked romantic havoc in the lives of many of his friends.Then he spent 20 minutes describing how bad one of his former online dates' vagina smelled. It was awful." "I met this sexy guy on Plenty Of Fish and he started asking me what shoe size I was and what color my toenails were painted. When we got to the party I told him I had to use the restroom and I'd meet up with him later.So I asked him if he had a foot fetish, and he was like, 'Any normal man wants his woman to have nice feet.' Then a couple days later he brought up my feet again, and I told him I just didn't see a future for us. Then I ran into some friends and was chatting with them and kind of lost track of time.And that evening when I got home, we exchanged messages of excitement and desire to see each other again as soon as possible. When I left his house that night, at my own insistence, he told me how he couldn’t wait to see me again, to take me out for dinner to his favorite restaurant, and to go on more dates with me after that. Here was a man who I shared a strong chemistry with, found to be incredibly attractive, impressed me with his professional work and personal aspirations, kept me laughing and interested, exhibited a real openness and sincere interest in me, and was thus far kind, attentive, and intelligent.