How to Take It Offline Faster You might dream about this type of impromptu meeting with a soul mate. If your daily life doesn’t offer opportunities for casual meetings with potential partners, online dating becomes a convenient and safe way to look for available singles.Let's clear one thing up right away: there's nothing (zero, nada) wrong with being single if you're happy that way.Americans are becoming so comfortable with the online dating process that many are having a hard time knowing how to move it offline and meet their potential partner in the flesh. A New York Times article, “The New High-Tech Dating Technology?Meet in a Bar,” talks about a retro trend of online dating sites hosting singles’ social events; calls theirs The Stir. The world of dating has changed since we first experienced it.Sites like e Harmony, Match, JDate and OKCupid use vague “scientific” algorithms to match us with the right partner.
Granted, we don’t have the immediate access to their astrological sign, relationship status, political leaning or the last five books they read that online profiles offer.Your married mates are pestering you to settle down?Tell them to take a hike, and return to your boxset (or surfboard, or part-time astrophysics degree, or whatever it is you like to do in your precious downtime).What we do get in a real-time encounter is an immediate sense of another person. We see how they carry themselves and how they talk.And we can measure our response – something you just can’t do over the Internet.On June 15,2010, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations West Bureau sexual assault investigators arrested 66-year-old Pacific Palisades resident Alan Wurtzel for a felony sexual assault crime, and detectives believe more victims may exist.