Dating Online – Is it Worth Your Time?

Hmmm… unsolicited roede pics, obligatory shirtless mirror pics, long boring copy and paste bios sent to your inbox, manwhores masquerading spil respectable people looking for long term monogamous relationships, spelling and grammatical errors galore, errr… Google results which voorstelling that your fresh “pen pal” is married and arrested recently for domestic violence/battery – sound habitual?

Welcome to the world of online dating. Brilliant concept but it leaves us Caribbean belles with a lotsbestemming of detectiveroman work to do. Not to mention, one voorwaarde develop ball sack of stengel to combat the different levels of crazy that navigates our way. I’ve found that with every nationality, Caribbean women hold a special allure, I get the same questions from John ter Australia and Nick from Sweden. Do you have an accent? Will you cook curry chicken for mij? The only question left for them to ask is “Did you know Bob Marley personally”? I know our culture is pretty awesome – no doubt about that – but beware of the fellows who are more interested ter dating your culture than getting to know you spil a person. Still, ter the name of love and inter-connectedness, online dating is worth it ter the end. Here are a few reasons why:


Who knows what opportunities may present themselves or what friendships may result? A friend of mine found work doing some editing for a potential match. They didn’t work romantically but have bot able to maintain a professional relationship.

Learning about different cultures and people

You know, learning – that thing that granma and moeder stressed – it truly is significant. Learning about different cultures opens us up to fresh ideas and takes us outside ourselves and what wij’re already used to. Who wants to be stuck ter a world with people exactly like us? For example, I learned that te Sweden, most women do the pursuing so far spil dating. Boys will not readily treatment you te a romantic way even if they like you. Hookup very first and then the relationship. This might or might not be true but my source is Swedish.

True love

It can toebijten, spil a Trini friend of mine can attest to. I attended hier beach wedding last June. They are still “newlyweds”.

Unspoiled entertainment

Reading peoples’ profile will have you sniggering out noisy for sure, with attention catching headlines like, “Looking for a skank with daddy issues,” one just has to laugh. Also, don’t be afraid to check out your “competition,” if only to observe one of the greatest social experiments everzwijn ter activity. I merienda spotted a woman’s profile who posed stark naked by a pool with a pitt bull covering hier goodies. Laaaawwwwwwwd!

I can’t say that I have everzwijn subscribed to any Caribbean dating sites spil most feature fellows still living on the island. Let’s face it, long distance dating is for the metal heart… mine is putty. Additionally, I don’t want to be the next withhertogetherVisa woman that wij hear about ter hushed tones punctuated by a symphony of smooch teeth. Alas, island studs are on every dating webstek, so my suggestion is sign up with whichever one kittles your fancy. However, I would suggest an awesome webstek that offers auténtico and practical dating advice by British born Natalie M. Lue, whose family is Jamaican, called And eventually, just say no to “assclowns!”

Final thoughts

Online dating is no different than any other social networking webpagina. If you’re spil rectal spil I am when reading “about me” summaries, just keep ter mind that not everyone learned the Queen’s English. Witness what you say with non-islanders spil it took mij a significant amount of my time explaining that “licks” did not mean I wasgoed slurping someone with my tongue. Be creative with your username, my name wasgoed Ms. Cutlass for a spell. It went overheen pretty well. Also, be safe. Don’t expose your place of work at very first. If in-person meetings occur, meet ter very public settings. When choosing a dating webpagina, investigate by finding how safe it is and be careful with what photos you postbode. Anything too risque might bite you on Monday morning when your boss tells you he viewed your profile. Te terms of privacy, for example, some dating sites give you the option to be liquidated from searches and to not be used for commercial purposes.

I have not met the love of my life yet, spil far spil I know, but I have made some indeed welgevoeglijk friends. Lightly, wij could meet the same people ter positivo life and face the same challenges. Online dating just gives us more options te a shorter period of time ter this prompt paced, android-crazed world. So gear up, grease your wheels, set up shop and give it a attempt. Bless!

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