Their online connection endured through life changes (high school, college, jobs) and real-life romantic partners, until finally they met nine years later for a long weekend in Seattle, which culminated in a kiss they had both been anticipating literally for years.
This struck a particular chord with me because I have had several experiences like theirs, in which I would meet someone online, correspond with her and grow closer over some length of time, and not meet her until we had developed an emotional or romantic connection. ) to meet someone I’d gotten to know online, but even several months of communication, every day if not many times a day, can feel nearly as long.
Some sites are for singles who are interested in a bit of a chat and a bit of a flirt, while others – like PARSHIP – are for people who are looking for someone special for a committed relationship, even marriage.
Most dating sites just match you with other singles according to the search criteria you have entered … You will then see matching results in the form of page after page of snapshots (or blank boxes where singles prefer to remain incognito), along with a few words telling you about the person in question.
, especially those entries that focus on the weddings of two ambitious, Type-A personalities, both of whom launched their own hedge funds or internet companies, but only after they built a hospital in a third-world country with their bare hands.