Enter online dating: engines asking you more questions than an inquisitive 6-year-old.
Lesson one: online dating requires you to know what you want.
I’d had serious relationships in the past, and the main feedback my pastors had given me was not that I wasn’t ready for marriage, nor wouldn’t make a great wife, but that I simply didn’t know what I wanted.‘It appears being a Christian is not working on this site.And any of the men I am interested in have probably viewed my profile, discovered that I’m over 30, and clicked off.’ Said friend is 39, and beautiful. I could manage the vertically challenged thing, but there was no spark. ’ shares my friend from the UK, via Whats App.‘I’ve been matched with a 24-year-old woman who is looking for a man or a woman. He was actually three inches shorter than he said on his profile – so he’s not 5’9 but a whopping 5’6.But I was slightly disappointed with the options I was being given: too old, too young; too invested in believing in ‘the one’ rather than the best ones.Too many were divorced and didn’t sound like they were healed from the last marriage.And too many had clearly not left the house for a while.It began to appear that choosing the ‘spirituality is important’ option was a limitation. And why wouldn’t e Harmony let me search through the men registered for myself?I might ask her for the number of her colourist though.She has nice pink hair’, I reply.team, I agreed to experiment in trying to find love in the cyber world, with all its personality filters: lawn game champion, marathoner, political junkie, health nut, zombie survivalist, tree-hugger, vegan, die-hard carnivore, non-believer in cologne (or deodorant), and finally, but importantly for me, just how much are you a Christian – really?