Pro tip: if you're a semi-well-known writer and you want to act like a total fucking asshole on a dating website, try to avoid bringing up your status as a semi-well-known writer as you're berating a woman for not responding positively to your overtures. It just makes you look worse.
A good rule of thumb for internet denizens: if an online service is offered to you for free, then you are the product. At the very least, you're a data point, and, therefore, a test subject.
I'm in purple. Each of these conversations is with a different guy.
Citing consumer demand for background checks on potential paramours met online, services offering to root out the baddies have recently sprung up. Hooray! All of our worries about dating online are over! Not so fast.
Holy shit: the internet is teeming with awesomely horrible people for you to date. We asked for your stories, and you good god, you delivered. Let's skip the foreplay and get right to the dirtiest half-dozen.
Thanks to sites like OKCupid, Match.com, and eharmony, meeting the perfect partner has never been easier. Meeting creeps has never been easier, either. We want to meet your creeps, dear readers.