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I've never tried online dating, but I have heard of a lot of successful cases. It
I think dating in person is better; getting dressed up ready to meet the person you think about morning till bedtime, thes excitement and feelings that go with the whole going out for dates. It was a while ago for me but I still remember that feeling.
I think on line dating is a little dangers. Who knows who is on the other line.
I've never tried online dating, but these days, people are so
I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE USED ONLINE DATING, SOME SUCCESSFUL SOME NOT, IT SCARES ME TO DEATH BUT I AM ALSO MARRIED SOOOO.
I tried once and met a couple of really nice guys. This was in the early 90's and was not quite as detailed as it is now. I recorded a message and then guys responded back. I went on a couple of dates. The first was with a cop and the 2nd was with a weirdo. That was the last one. The cop was nice, but he assumed he was getting lucky. Not happening on the first date, baby.
Online dating is a pretty scary thought to me, but I have a very good friend who has tried it and just recently got engaged to a woman he met 2 years ago online. I think if you're going to try it, you have to be smart about it - don't believe everything you read.
Online dating was before my time --- Having said that, I think it can be a great way to meet people; however, I can't see online dating taking the place of the chemistry that has to happen between two people. I think it is easy to deceive someone with talk that is impersonal when you cannot watch how they say it. We listen to others with 80% body language and 20% what they say.
I've never done the online dating thing, but my friend has and is now marrying the person she met!
Never been on an "online" date. But have "met" several people online - can be a nice way to get to know someone.
Thanks for a wonderful post! I agree... online dating is definitely making people slow down. However, the trust is a bit harder to give as people can "become" anyone they want and it's harder to fact check. So pros and cons.
I don't think I would ever do online dating, I wouldn't trust anyone from a site like this. To many weird people out today. Your book sounds fabulous and I would love to read it.
I agree that nowadays everyone wants to move from hi to the bed. Online dating is a good idea- will give people time to slow down and get to know each other better. (as long as both parties are truthful) Congrats on the release Kat. Your book sounds very good, looking forward to reading it.
I search out for a "book" I haven't yet read in your "library" please keep
Online dating is like any other kind of dating. Sometimes
I guess it really depends on what your looking for. Maybe for some people online dating works and for others not. I don't know if I would look for the love of my life online, but I don't have to, because I'm happily married. And my husband is very romantic.
I met many of my dates in the large office where I worked or through work friends which worked out really well then. Now that I work at home if I were dating I think I would try online---but I'd be a litte scared of who the men were that I was meeting and take more precautions when actually going out with them in person.
Some people may have had success with online dating, but personally, I would find it too risky.
My sister has met some losers online, but I know others that have found great people... but for myself, that is not my thing.
It's not for me, but I've heard of some success stories. Just meet (once you finally do)in a public place. If it was a family member of mine, I'd probably have the individual checked out by a PI or at least do some kind of search of my own.
I think online dating provides another option for the dating world. We all know someone who has had terrible experience as well as someone who had wonderful experience. I am neutral as I've never used these services but if I was single I wouldn't rule them out, to each his own ;)
this is intriguing... never considered it.
Kat, I love your books and will have to get Hot Rain.
I think that one has to be extremely careful with on-line dating. Printed words, as with spoken words, are not always true, but tone of voice and expressions on the face do at least offer some help in determining truth.
I met my hubby, we've been married 11 years, online by chance. It took him ten days to convince me to go out with him and frankly, those ten days were pretty romantic. I actually found myself, just as if I was seeing him in person, looking forward to when his little chat box would pop up. We were fashionable before it was fashionable to meet online. I agree that a better relationship comes from talking and getting to know each other before it goes any further, that being said, I think online dating is bringing back the style of old-fashioned dating - more talk, less action - culminating in many very romantic first moments.
I've been married for 38 years so I never experienced on line dating. However, if it had been around when I was dating, I don't think it would have appealed to me. I want to get to know the person I am dating, to see them as they really are. I think on line datine would allow an individual to pretend to be just about anything.
One of my twins met her current squeeze via the internet. It's one way of using technology to your advantage and the wave of the future as more people get on board. I've been thinking about it for myself and am cautiously optimistic.
I feel lucky that I've been married since the dawn of time, lol, and never had to worry about the online dating scene. Think it's pretty scary, and was so relieved that both my boys stayed clear of it too.
I have never tried online dating. I think I would be too afraid to try it. You never know what kind of crazy people are out there. Maybe I'm just old-fashioned.
Wow, turns out on-line dating is an interesting topic. Some great comments and good advice. Though I've never tried it, the idea appeals to me, though I agree it should be done with great caution. Hope you all had a great New Year's eve and best for 2012, kat
I have never tried on-line dating. Been married since young,
I've been reading the excerps in my email, and this sounds like a really good book!
To answer the question: At some point 2 people have to meet for there to be a romance. I would say that online dating cannot take the place of face to face dating. :)
welli have meet my bf carl on one site and then he came and meet me and at a place were i volunteered and then we moved in with in about 3 mo and been together for now 5 year and
Having been happily married for 35 years I know next to
I really have a hard time with the online dating scenario. I have worked with a few women that it NEVER panned out for and one case where the man became a stalker. The possibility of the anonymity makes fools and liars out a surprising number of men hoping for the hook up. And I am sure this can be said for women, but please count me out.
I've been married for 34 years, so never tried online dating. It seems to me it might be dangerous. Love your books,keep on writing ! Thanks for giving me a chance to win your book.
It's a meeting ground even if through the net. It's getting harder to meet anyone outside your friends circle and so going through a dating site is not the worst way to meet. So long as you stick to all the common sense rules of dating , go on and find your match.
I've never tried online dating, but I've had friends tell me it was
I have two daughters, ages 23 and 21. I would be very nervous if I found
I think it is awesome. I have a friend who met not one but two wives online. His first wife died very young and they had only been married 6 months. She had a severe allergy attack and stopped breathing. He was devastated, but after a few years he tried again. He and his second wife have a wonderful little boy and they are very well suited to each other.
I am not sure about online dating. I think many have found great success with
I met mine in highschool, I have had some friends who have met some fantastic people this way though! You never know and it certainly gives you the ability to get to chat with and know someone's personality before you even meet them.
I've never tried online dating. I think it's a risky way to meet someone, since there are probably more people that have hidden problems and thus, have had trouble getting dates. For the serious, genuine individuals with good intentions, it may be great if they are shy and can express themselves better on-line and find their soul-mate easier this way. You have to use good judgement and not be too quick to believe everything they say about themselves...if it's too good to be true, it probably isn't! Some just want someone to use and support them ("sugar mommas" or "sugar daddies"). I'm sure most people have seen, "America's Most Wanted"; need I say more. You can never be too trusting. For all those that have had good results with it, I'm very happy. It seems more popular than ever with so many websites for it. However, it does take some of the romance out of meeting by chance, through friends, being at the right place at the right time, at a party, etc.; the old-fashioned way. Maybe, a time-saver and good for those who don't like the bar scene and meeting drinkers. Kat, I like your books and I'm going to get these to read and covers are great!
looks like the comments are running 50/50 on for and against on-line dating. It's been a more interesting topic than I would have figured. like many of you, I've been married a long time (26 years). Can't imagine how tough it would be to meet someont these days...Had a friend who used the service well, but only met for coffee until she met someone she actually liked enough to have lunch with. Careful is definitely the answer. kat
in this day in and age you do what feels right,bar meetings are not where prople today gather. They use their iphones for everything ,so way not dating/
DANG KAT! HOPE YOU GET ALL THE WAY DOWN HERE!! LOL JUST
My sister in law met her hubby online and it worked for them. I met my hubby the old fashioned way....in a bar.
never tried on line dating. now you can die from sex so i think it's best to get to know them and know it's safe.. thanks jen
I never done on line dating. I met my husband at work, I need to know the guy
I haven't ever tried on line dating, I have married for 34 years. Honestly though, I wouldn't want to try on line dating if I were single. You would have to be so careful these days. I am thankful that I have a wonderful husband.
I think it could be dangerous.
Wow, 53 comments! You guys have such a great website, great goup of readers. Super comments. Some of you mentioned my cover--got lucky with Hot Rain, such a hunk on the front. Against the Night is next for me, out end of Feb, and it also has a fabulous cover. I hope you all enjoy Hot Rain and that you'll watch for Johnnie Riggs, Against the Night. Have a great 2012! Love you all. Kat
My friend met her husband at an "on-line" dating site. They have been happily together for 10 yrs.
I didn't meet my wife at an on-line dating site. I just wouldn't want to do anything like that if I was single. I think it would be too dangerous.
Actually I have never really thought about online dating, but I can definitely see your point of it being a mechanism for getting to know one another.
You are such a prolific writer. how do you do it? I fell in love with your historicals. Never did on-line dating, but 2 of sisters found current beaus that way.
I am old enough that on-line dating wasn't a factor or an option. I have a
I find the concept of online dating to be interesting and fun - if both are truthful. I find that to be hard if it's all online but hopefully both parties are going with the truth!
I just found you through fresh fiction and can't wait to dig in! As for online dating"? I'm a skeptic. Brad Paisley's song comes to mind- "ONLINE" Sorry there's no way to know who's lying- my bet is MOST.
I Don't know if i would trying on line dating. sounds like a
I have beem married for almost 52 years good or bad. I think on line dating is not good. To dangers
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OMG talk about a hot cover can't wait to read
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