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Many shy singles have trouble initiating romantic contact in real life because they’re nervous about the response that they will get.
When they use an online dating service, they are afforded more time and space to think about their impression.
They can demonstrate their charm and wit without the pressure of being put on the spot or being nervous.
Even if you’re quick on your feet, the extra layer of separation and time can ensure your good qualities are highlighted in a way that you might not be able to do when meeting a stranger. No Truly “Blind” Dates One of the most awkward situations in the life of an older single is a really bad blind date.
Online dating solves this problem by casting the net wider, to include anyone near you.