The Internet is more than a cooperation of computers. And where people meet, even anonymously, it seems that Romance and Love will enter the equation as well.
If you're like me, you probably think falling in love over a modem is unusual and perhaps even rare. Perhaps the very nature of a web site devoted to poetry brings these couples to the fore, but I have been amazed at the number of people I've through Passions that have found their significant other on-line.
Such a feeling of access affects our pursuit of love …
To all the sisters who reached out and held my hand in whatever way you could, who cried my tears with me, and laughter my laughter too, I thank every one of you.
I survived.” ― Jayne Higgins, tags: bastard, bestie, betrayal, broken-hearted, catfish, date, depressed, drained, emotional-wreck, friends, funny, gone, handsome, happy-ending, healed, healing, heartbreak, hilarious, hold-hands, hysterical, i-am-woman, international-women-s-day, laughter, love, love-story, mrs, my-world-is-upside-down, online-dating, pain, rollercoaster-of-emotions, scam, sisterhood, sisters, strong-women, support-each-other, tears, unputdownable, women, women-everywhere, wreck “In 2011, Mark Brooks, a consultant to online-dating companies, published the results of an industry survey titled “How Has Internet Dating Changed Society?
Mom's always nagging her to go back on but Aunt Penny says she'd rather have root canal work - without anesthetic.” ― Sarah Darer Littman, “She is resisting the Internet idea...because she doesn't want to one day tell her children that she posted an ad on the Internet, interviewed twenty-five hopeful candidates, and finally their father turned up and looked good in comparison with the rest of them.
It just doesn't seem right.” ― Jenny Colgan, “Don't you think it's weird how dating profiles emphasize listings of your favorite TV shows, movies, and books?
“Taken from the dedication in my debut novel Exactly 23 days. For women everywhere: When you know you are finally mended, spread the word, hold out your hand, share some love from your heart and some laughter from your soul and be there for a new member of the sisterhood who needs your help.
Let's all help our sisters worldwide to stand tall and know, they can and they will recover, survive and thrive, to live the life they deserve.
(This is how we get pickier as we age—pattern-recognition, the erosion of goodwill.) Might as well scare off the weak ones.
So first things first: that profile could be made less patient. Less accommodating— to all the wanderers seeking shelter—you’re not shelter.
Both logic and heavy foreshadowing suggest your “type” includes this hapless vessel for existential dread. In they pour, all corpse-breath and fang: Closet-dwellers.
) Night after night he lifts the sill to call the monsters.
These are entries to a Washington Post competition asking for a two-line rhyme with the MOST romantic first line and the LEAST romantic second line: 1.