Before I even got a response, I realized why it’d been working out so well: She’s a cute publicist living in California, not a writer/student living in Michigan—the odds were in her favor. I told him the same way people did before the Internet, by getting out more.

In a fit of anxiousness, I forked over to see if any of my emails had been read.

” Unless I ponied up for a subscription, exchanging real messages wasn’t happening.

At first, I figured that given how many quality free dating sites had emerged in the past few years, I didn’t need to pay for one.

But after an ugly OKCupid experience, I changed my mind.

Once I got in my truck, I realized what had just happened.

I work full-time first shift, go to school part-time at nights, and I write in the moments between.

My foot's been in the online dating pool for the better part of six years.

I've waited for the water to warm up so I could fully dive in, but it hasn't. Whether it was Yahoo Personals, Myspace, OKCupid, Match, or even Facebook, I always had the same shitty luck: women with low self-esteem or commitment issues. In a way, online dating hindered my offline dating skills; I was always five minutes late at realizing a girl was flirting with me. Waiting in line at a busy Subway one fall I started talking with a cute elementary education major.

No chit-chat, no flirting, no movie-dinner or any of the "rules" that usually apply, before you can get laid. Hmm, you're one of those lazy chicks or poor motherfuckers?

You don't want to work, and you're looking for a sugar daddy or mama to support a rich, lavish lifestyle? ) Well, man, woman or transgender, if you want to use the Internet as a way to chat, find casual sex dates locally in your area and have a good time, you’ll likely want to know what I have to say.

I don’t have a lot of time to put into meeting women.