"It can be discouraging." "Online dating is different from shopping for other kinds of things like a sweater," said Margot Gilman, a money editor at Consumer Reports. With dating, the sweater has to like you back." Even though so many customers report frustrations with the site, a surprising 44 percent of respondents who tried online dating say they have entered a serious long-term relationship or have gotten married thanks to dating online services."I was about to give up online dating completely, and then I got a message from Brian," said Emsley.
Guys would become hostile when I told them I wasn’t interested in NSA sex, or guys that had started normal and nice quickly turned the conversation into something explicitly sexual in nature.
I began to read stories about people finding their significant other on an online dating site and decided to try a few of them out!
Here’s what I learned about online dating in college: I don’t know about you, but I tend get pretty nervous when I meet a cute guy in person for the first time.
It's very common for online daters to end up dissatisfied with their results.
In fact, a study showed that online dating sites got the lowest user satisfaction scores of any service Consumer Reports has rated for two decades. "It can be discouraging when you get your hopes built up to meet the right person and then that chemistry is just not there," said Emsley.