The bizarre world of online dating does indeed show us many sides of people's behaviors and attitudes. Along with being rude, I have noticed another odd trend that tends to accompany that they "don't get on here much" and it is....follow me on Instagram. I've tried to think this through and take notice of things… Continue reading Instigate a fellow?
There are, of course, lots of different kinds of relationships and the accompanying jargon takes a while to figure out (LTR, NSA, FWB, Sugardaddy, DKY, ENM). With that said, my starting assumption is that people create profiles on dating apps and websites because they actually want to meet somebody in real life. That isn't a… Continue reading Sorry, I don’t get on here much (and other excuses)
Sugar Daddy was not a term I was familiar with in my 20s. By the time I became a father in my 30s I had heard of it. Now that I am a single father in my 40s I'm apparently starting to look like a potential Sugar Daddy, to some women at least. In the… Continue reading Sugar, I’m not your Daddy
You may have read the piece about ghosting published here on the DMC recently. Perhaps you've been lucky enough to have never been ghosted or had enough integrity to have never ghosted...but there's a good chance you have been on at least one side of that equation. I have been on both sides and I… Continue reading The Sound of Silence
As you may have read previously, I am trying to navigate the world of online dating. In so doing, I sometimes come across some of the most bizarre, creative, and hilarious profiles. This is the first post in an ongoing series - Seen in the Wild (World of Dating) - where I share with you… Continue reading Seen in the Wild (World of Dating)
I want to say at the outset that until I meet someone in person I question pretty much all assumptions I may form based on how they appear and interact online. With that said... Over the last couple of years I have observed some odd behavior in the online dating world. I'm not talking about… Continue reading Online Dating: The False Perception of Plenty (F.P.P.)
Dr. Lovestange is a straight, white-passing, divorced, single dad in his 40's. He has been venturing into the world of dating for a couple of years. These are his stories, and while some of the details (like names, dates, etc.) have been changed to protect the privacy of the people involved, his stories are all… Continue reading Dr Lovestange’s voyages into the dating multiverse