Why I’m Deleting My Online Dating Accounts

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When I started this blog, I also started online dating. I went into it with full enthusiasm, certain I would find Prince Charming. Over the past few months however, that enthusiasm has fizzled out. I have now decided to delete my online dating profiles, and here’s why:

1. Too much spam

Typical online dating day. Log in. Ooh new messages! Yay! First one says “Hi” and that’s it. Second one is creepy. Third one is a hook-up request. Fourth one is normal. Yay normal! Check his profile and he’s shorter than me. You get the picture.

NO I DO NOT FANCY HOOKING UP THIS WEEKEND

2. Lack of time

Online dating takes a lot of time. Filtering out the spam. Replying to messages. And you should probably be being proactive, seeking out people and messaging them. But this takes time. Time I don’t have. I leave the house at 7.30am and don’t get back until gone 8pm. Then I…

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