One of my straight friends is obsessed with online dating. That is to say, she is not actually dating anyone online, nor is she meeting up with anyone she has met online, she is merely obsessed with the thought of online dating.
Ok maybe a little bit more than just the thought. She actually signed up with one of those dating sites and for weeks now I heard her talk about what a wonderful invention this is.
She kept telling me about all these guys who sent her messages. I was assuming she was replying to them, perhaps trying to get to know them better. Nope. She was merely reading their messages and profiles. The whole idea of actually getting into contact with these guys had not even crossed her mind.
She seriously told me “Well, I guess I could reply to the ones I like. But what if they want to meet me or something?”
I tried to explain to her that that was the whole point of these online dating sites. She did not seem to get it. It does not stop her from talking about it though. Apparently, men from all over the world find her interesting and exciting (My words not hers).
She still has not responded to any of them though.
I told her she should just give it a try and start dating some of these guys. She said she would if I would do the same. Find some women online to date, I mean. Great.