Online dating. Some blame it for the most ridiculous, awkward moments of their lives. Others have a spouse because they gave it a shot. Commercials claim it’s the best way to meet singles. And YouTube parodies and newsreels highlight every possible way it can go wrong.
So, should you try online dating? After months of asking myself that same question, I decided to try it out for about half a year. Here are a few things I wish I would have thought about before diving into the quirky complexity that is online dating.