Some people live in very rural areas and their situation is even more limited than mine.
Dating sites are simply about being exposed to a wider audience than daily life normally permits.
In most cases, in my experience it was a bad thing... Would it not be much easier to limit oneself to talk to those people that one is attracted to, instead of going through the hassles of a dating site ?I think everybody has a vibe, and by talking to someone you pretty much know within ten seconds if that person is for you or not.I honestly doubt that the pictures most people post are accurate, they might be 10 or 20 years old. What I don't think you realize, is that very few of us here rely ENTIRELY on an online site for finding other people, it's just an additional option that increases opportunities. If you are doing fine in the "real world," AND have a profile up, you can look in both places.import_from_uk, Igor Frankensteen, Brian From USA - thanks for your input.I find trying to meet women offline to be about as good if not better.Online dating I see as a poor way to supplement my offline attempts at dating.Aw shucks, thanks for the compliment on me sounding like an extremely decent guy.Sadly I have yet to find a woman I feel attractive enough to approach in the manner you suggest but that's nothing to do with needing to give my self-confidence a boost and more to do with being a heterosexual female ! But I did meet a few who were dating candiates, of them... in hindsight yes because I would not normally run into him in everyday life.I am thinking your odds might be a lot higher by just going to any place where people are, even if it involves driving a bit, and start talking to random women that you are attracted to.At the very least, you get to practice approaching women, which should give your self confidence a boost.Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate.This might be a weird topic for a dating site, but I read a lot of threads that deal with disappointing experiences, false expectations, and otherwise unsuccessful attempts to find a partner. For you, it seems, you meet lots of people in your daily life and therefore the benefits may be less than taking the traditional route where you are meeting people face-to-face.