You will march home to an empty inbox and the desire to spend another hour browsing and writing will start to fade.***** You might think online dating would create some much-needed “fairness” between the sexes.You will ask her to meet up “in real life.” At the bar, you will chat nervously for an hour (she is not as pretty or as funny as you had hoped she’d be), and then you will be saddled with the check even though she ate most of the sweet potato fries.She will offer to split, but you think she doesn’t mean it and you don’t want to be a jerk.Decent guys who really were more descriptive in their profiles were pushed out by the overtly masculine “bros” that dominated the site.
With those, you will send a few messages back and forth before he invites you for a drink.
You will look for things in common in their profile (they like Scrabble too! You will send them a note, carefully crafted to show interest and attention to detail. The next one will, but she spells “you” as “u” and you will let the conversation stall.
Finally, one of the cool girls writes back, and you will banter a bit, swapping favorite restaurants or concert venues.
Very rarely was anything of substance shared there and more or less, everyone had the same opportunity to meet and connect with others.
The interactions were unique because of the anonymity given by using My Space.