Dating too many men
For many reasons, it is difficult for him to make room for something real.2.Wide-Eyed but Distractable This primarily 20 to mid 30's guy is excited about the possibility of expanding his horizons and meeting new people.Rather, he moves from one online-created connection to the next, or back and forth between many, and barely if ever have to leave the house.Internet dating enables him not to engage in a meaningful way.As a woman, your takeaway is that while you may get frustrated at the lack of quality responses, put yourself in a man’s shoes.He has no idea what to write in his first email to you, and he’s competing with hundreds of men for your attention.
In case it’s not obvious: Demonstrate creativity, intelligence and a great sense of humour• Be totally different to anything she may have received before • Be obviously unique and not a cut-and-paste job • Show that I’ve read her profile and absorbed facts about her • Not be needy!
Therefore, when he connects and makes plans online, he likely follows through, sometimes sooner, sometimes later.
Either way, unlike the first type listed, he has probably had more positive than negative dating experiences overall, so he may be open right away or over time to a committed, authentic relationship.
For this article I used the descriptions of women who have shared their online dating experiences with me to describe 11 types of (heterosexual) men who are drawn to Internet dating.
I realize, as do you, that there are infinite varieties of men who engage in online dating for infinite reasons.