To explain the problem, I need to first elucidate the ingredients for love and the meaningful interactions.
The basic ingredients for love As demonstrated by studies on interpersonal attraction, creating and maintaining love involves validating communications between the partners on a variety of issues, including understanding and concern for the partner's personal and emotional needs, developing companionship, physical attractiveness, cultivating and nurturing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well beings, respecting, supporting, forgiving, accepting and encouraging, expressions of appreciation and affection: sexual pleasure and fidelity, commitment, shared activities, as well as the absence of controlling, defensiveness, contempt, stonewalling, and blaming, among other factors.
They just sit there and wait for the right guy to talk to them. Because before he even finished writing his profile (we're talking before he even had his picture up), he got a message from someone.
So he created a profile for a female version of himself, used a picture of his friend who calls herself "pretty average looking," and dove into online dating from a female perspective. So he replied innocently to the man who emailed him and then went to sign off and check back in 24 hours. But it wasn't the flooding of messages that drove him to delete his profile after only a couple of hours. As most women who have dealt with online dating know, a lot of men who contact you are gross.
To accomplish the above tasks, the partners need to engage in the meaningful interactions (face-to-face interactions, including both verbal and nonverbal communications), which allow one person to give to and receive from the other.
(Although online daters may be able to exchange messages after they pass each other's initial screening on the basis of evaluating the category-based information, the process is the opposite of the interaction-based attraction).
The problems with online dating It is clear that online dating has at least two problems.