Oracle Tips by Burleson
Chapter 3 -
Looking for Love on the web
Internet dating or online introductions do have
their success stories. The following are important examples of the
positive impact that the Internet can have.
A Way to Meet: A Real World Case
Tim had decided to look outside of his usual
hangouts to find a new romantic interest. He had a few matches that
looked good via e-mail and through telephone calls, but they ended
up not “clicking” in person for various reasons.
Finally, he started a dialog with a girl and
after they spent some time getting to know each other through e-mail
conversations and phone calls, they agreed to meet in a public
That date and the many that followed have
resulted in what is currently a two-year relationship. It is not a
perfect relationship, but none are, regardless of whether they
originated online or off. By all accounts, this relationship is
going well and may very well last many years or decades.
Tim considers this a true success story of
online dating. He attributes this success to some factors that
could be beneficial to others considering online dating:
Give it time. Spend time getting to know the
other person’s personality, likes, and dislikes before arranging an
Do not look for a twin. Variety is the spice
of life and a relationship with a lack of spice can be a bad
recipe. If he likes jazz music and she likes classic rock, there is
room in the CD caddy for both.
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