We like to think we do because of the photos, the info we gather, plus the chatting before meeting up, but we don’t.
been possible to have “amazing” dates and never hear from them again.
We can, however, stop setting ourselves up for disappointment by not treating online dating as if it’s Compare The Market!
Granted, if someone acts shady before we’ve even met or we feel turned off by their profile (or our searching), it spares us from having to interact in real life.
But once we decide that we’re going to engage with somebody and possibly meet them, we are stepping into the same Great Unknown of getting to know someone.
Someone can share plenty about themselves, and we still have to get to know them based on our experience of him/her.
No matter the dating site or app, there’s no getting around this. 2) Regardless of our intentions or knowledge, sometimes the other party possesses far greater material knowledge than we do.