After a little while of chatting and waiting and waiting for responses, My response: Unfortunately, you’re running into the sad situation that is online dating.
Too many women have fake profiles that are used for making money, i.e., directing men to paid porn sites or personal Web sites or just asking men outright for money.
My main beef with the site is that the matches are often flakey, canceling dates at the last minute or not responding to messages.
The few Tinder dates I did go out on ended up well since it was very clear what they wanted, and there was no ambiguity regarding either of our intentions.
But not everyone who hopes to find a mate online is falling blissfully in love.
There have been a rash of complaints against online dating sites, according to the Better Business Bureau.
Many haven't been on the dating scene for decades and, feeling lonely and vulnerable, turn to their nearest computer for help.
What they find is a plethora of online dating sites that promise romance, true love and fun.
Truth is, many boomers often reach their 50s and older and find themselves uncoupled, either through death or divorce; they don't know where to turn.
Online dating services are booming businesses, and the boomers who are joining them are doing so in big numbers.
People aged 50 and older represent 25 percent of membership on the popular dating site -- a 45 percent jump in the last five years, a spokesman said.
Online dating is all about taking exciting chances — sending that first message or a flirty wink can lead to an incredible connection between two people.
However, there’s an important line that must be drawn when it comes to deciding which chances are not worth taking.