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01-12-2004, 10:08 PM
I was just reading an article about internet love. Does anyone here believe that people could fall in love over the internet? I for one don't buy it but I do enjoy flirting with girls online. How does everyone feel about chatting with people of the opposite sex online, do you think its cheating or just harmless fun? 8')
01-12-2004, 10:50 PM
Well why not? I've seen people go thru the mail order bride thing and have it work out...course they all come back with Phillipino women 15 to 20 years younger then themselves....must be something very alluring about that subservient culture they have there rofl
I couldn't do it myself...but I've seen weirder work for others.
01-12-2004, 11:05 PM
As with any love, you have to work hard on it to make it viable.
You have to remember, people meet on the internet, most times get to know each other there. They will either fall in love directly or meet first. I would suspect those that meet first and continue the relationship from there have a better chance at success.
It has its bonus'. When you go on a date in the real world, you dont really meet the person. You meet their best representative and they yours. You get the lie first before you get the truth.
On the internet, most people are at least honest about who they are. Maybe not what they do for a living or where they are from, but the type of person they actually are you are most likely getting and getting it quicker than in real life.
Drawbacks, while you may be attracted to that person you may well find out that the person is a total liar about everything he or she has said. Then again, you have that drawback in real life too.
Personal choice I suppose.
01-12-2004, 11:27 PM
so far i had two of my friends "fall in love" with people online. i just don't get it, how could you fall in love with someone without even knowing what they look like or who they truly are. i just find the internet to be a way to get laid. especially living rhode island, the girls out here are so into themselves you have no choice but to go online to meet any girl. good thing ny, nj, boston isn't that far. :cheers:
01-13-2004, 10:12 AM
I dunno - I think falling in love over the internet would be easier - similar to what alec states - that you actually are probably more honest (i'm going with avg people) in what type of person you are. YOu develop a foundation centred around actual communication.
Looks are only part of what i look for in a girlfriend (as in longer than a week or 3) - i need to be able to know that i can talk to a girl for hours about anything and everything before i 'commit' - afterall - a great ass is nice to look at, but it won't hold your attention long -
Using the internet to get laid could be a topic for "how could you use the internet to get laid'? afterall you could be meeting the most STD infect person in the world, whose game it is to try to infect as many people as possible, or maybe the 'she' you are going to see isn't a she, but some guy who wants to go after guys like you who scrwed his girlfriend by meeting them on the internet -
01-13-2004, 04:20 PM
In the words of Richard Hell & The Voidoids: "Love comes in spurts"
01-13-2004, 04:32 PM
I cant handle stupid women. If she can't sit there and tell me the difference between a democrat and a republican (doesnt matter which side she is on), then she isn't for me. If she doesn't realize that the US is on the continent of North America, she is not fo rme. If she doesn't know the capital of this country or her own state, she is not for me.
Stupid people suck.
Webcams eliminate some of the liars. If I were going to get involved in an internet relationship, a video chat would definately be a priority before I went and met her.
01-13-2004, 04:38 PM
I met my ex-boyfriend online. Actually, we didn't start dating until after we met. Turns out either way I was screwed because he was more honest online than he was in person. I don't want to get into too many details because I don't want OrangeKnight to have to read about my ex-situations! ;)