If your friends are no longer setting you up, it’s time to take matters into your own hands. (Check out these tips for taking a perfect pic every time).
Dating sites now make it easy to link to your Facebook account to grab recent pictures.
Which, if you’ve seen the documentaries, is a scam to bilk lonely men. If no one ever tells the men who send them that what they are doing is wrong, their behavior will never stop. To chastise a woman for having the audacity to respond as I did is an attempt — conscious or not, it doesn’t matter — to shift me into the role of aggressor and the man to that of victim. That thought just makes it all the more “fun.”That isn’t the job of any man, woman or child of the universe. There are plenty of topics I can and do approach from the place of positive love and light, but sometimes the truth just needs to be said, and light needs to be shed in all its unattractive nastiness to wake people up to reality. Aside from the fact that this solution puts the onus back on the person being harassed, OK, I get the importance of self-protection.
I just know I’ve been at the other end of brow beating online. To draw assumptions that I, and all women, must surely mock ALL men falls into the category of logic that clearly commands women to be good girls who stay quiet, letting whatever comes their way wash over them so the men out there don’t feel intimidated or threatened. The men writing these messages are not part of a criminal element composing mass intros in a dark basement. The statement that “we all know about the loonies” is both misleading and incorrect. Second, several men chimed in to say they had — who care enough to read these articles and try to do the right thing each day as best you can — YOU are the ones who can make a difference by telling the other men that this is not cool. Women get overwhelmed because the vast majority of these messages are near carbon copies of the screenshots above….
At the end of the digital day, online dating is a numbers game.