It was just not going to work.” One week later the relationship broke off, leaving Edda totally disillusioned.
In the fantasy world of computer dating, emotions can become intense prematurely.
This can leave you vulnerable to emotional devastation if the relationship does not work out—as is likely.
An article entitled “On the Internet, Love Really Is Blind” tells of two people 8,000 miles apart who met on-line. The results of another in-person meeting were so disappointing that the man, who had paid for the visit, canceled the return portion of the woman’s airline ticket! Attempts by well-meaning friends and family to set you up with someone have done nothing but embarrass you and have left you more discouraged than ever. But, thus far, none of your efforts to find someone like that have worked out.We were planning on getting married.” But when they saw each other in person, the relationship completely flopped.“He was not what I expected but was critical and a complainer.Your imagination fills in the blanks with exactly what you want.” Close Encounters Some may believe, however, that the lack of personal contact has distinct advantages.