It's easy to believe they are rejecting you personally, but it's for the best.
After all, you're looking for a good, mutual match, not someone to swoon over.
The Internet allows us to search for and communicate with people from all over the world, regardless of their proximity to us.
Unfortunately, that makes a real dating relationship difficult once you have to translate it into the real world.
So if you're not willing to fly to Paris to meet Mr.
Frenchie, then don't look for anybody outside of your local community.
Keep in mind, that 50 mile drive for the first date might seem like no big deal, but imagine doing that multiple times a week if things got serious.
It can (and has) been done, but know what you're getting yourself into beforehand.
Use Common Sense It's funny I have to write those words, but they are just so important.
We sometimes feel like we've made an "instant connection" online with someone we've only just met.
Dating services have been around for decades, but it's only been in the past 6 or 7 years that they've really taken off online.
Here are a few tips we've cobbled together that should help you safely navigate what is, for many, new online terrain.
Staying Anonymous for Awhile Most online dating services use a double-blind system to allow members to exchange correspondence between each other.