Tinder, Snapchat, Plenty of Fish, Elite singles, or wherever online it is you get your kicks or potential new squeeze from there are certain similar characteristics that these platforms hold. You will, 9 times out of 10 have never met the person before. Alarms bells should instantly start to ring, but they don't really any more do they? We've become a society that has accepted online dating, snapchatting strangers and swiping left or right based on first physical impressions...of course its good for some things...but there are also dangers...which for some reason I appear to have written in the female person, even though I do in fact have a penis.
Situation: Saying hi
Expectation - This will get the budding relationship off to the perfect start.
Reality - At any moment this guy could drop a dick pic on me...like right out of the blue...BOOM there it is.
Expectation - Depending on what speed you want things to progress there can be different expectations, maybe a little smile every time your phone vibrates, perhaps a little thought like, "oh I wonder what little joke he'll have for me now"..
Reality - He'll slip up somewhere along the line, answering a question you haven't asked therefore shooting himself in the foot and confirming he's chatting to someone else and is a big caught read handed online dating slut.
Situation: Arranging dates
Expectation: You will both have similar interests and the venue you both choose is your dream date destination.
Reality: There will be no date, he just wants to sit at home, get a few nudey pics from you and mess around with himself....the bastard!
Situation: Meeting in person for the first time
Expectation: You will meet up in a neutral (dream date destination) place and he will be even better looking and kind in person.
Reality: His pictures were taken three years ago while he was in the best shape of his life and in the gym six days a week. However he currently reflects an overweight mid 30 year old and is dressed head to toe in a Manchester United kit. His hairline has also receded 3 inches from what it was in the pictures. Basically, he's Wayne Rooney without the money.
Expectation: It doesn't bother you that much and you move onto the next one..
Reality: It really doesn't bother you that much and you move onto the next one..
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