1. Men without photos really are married?
2. Using a photo of oneself when one was one (or possibly two) stone lighter is asking for mutual disappointment.
So, the internet dating game is not without its perils. Damn and blast, I liked him.
POF stats week 2
‘Would like to meet me’ button hits – 11
Messages – 5
Dates – 0
Lessons learned? Never deviate from the rules.
1. Stay cool. As a hot-headed Libran I find this impossible.
2. Be mysterious. Can’t do that either.
3. Don’t give it all away on the first date. I blame the wine.
And, 4. Never, ever get your hopes up. They are sure to be dashed against the rocks.
Still, having gulped my fair share of this week’s briney, I remember that salt water has healing properties.
Time to tread water and reflect on the view. After all, it has been said that there are plenty more fish in the sea.
Seaside Belle writes a weekly column on her life, loves and dramas in dating as a forty-something single mum.