Though certainly featuring some of the more extreme examples, shows such as And very accurately depicts the perils of online dating. The dive bar next to the trailer park on the wrong side of the tracks adjacent sewage treatment facility. We are all working 12 hours as professionals eating lunch at our desks going straight from work to the gym where everyone is walking around with apple head phones in their ears all working out to stay healthy and to attract that good looking guy or gal…can’t hear us or see us because like the rest of us they are in their own little worlds.
In one episode, a woman had been in an online relationship for 10 years without having ever met the gentleman with whom she had been messaging.
She found he was ashamed to meet her due to struggling with morbid obesity.
A common trait in the women on the show is a certain naivety if not innocence regarding these relationships.
After all, they have elected a far less threatening mode of communication—one in which their physical presence is not required, and where there is a far greater sense of control in the relationship.
Many of us have had analogous experiences firsthand.