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Why Online Dating Is More Difficult For Men

Feb 25, 2008
Online dating is big business, it has become very popular over the past few years. Millions of men and women turn to online dating each year hoping to find their ideal partner. The majority of dating services on the net have much more male than female members. Every year millions of men join online dating services in an effort to meet compatible women, without risking the rejection they may get if they were face to face.

Because there are more men than women sometimes it can be very difficult for the men because the odds are stacked so heavily against them. Based on a study which was done 5 years ago by Jupiter Research, men are 4 times more likely to subscribe to an online dating service than women. Men are twice as likely to post, browse, and respond to profiles. This is obviously a good thing for the women.

Men can be successful finding love online however, it will take quite a bit of time and effort to make it work. The men who are usually successful are the ones who make their profiles stand out. This can be done by adding a nice picture, and having a well written profile. It is very important that there are no typos or grammatical errors in the profiles.

For men who are looking for a compatible partner it is best for them to use as many mediums as possible rather than relying solely on online dating. Lots of men are successful finding love in a social setting, for example some men enjoy going to church, bars, clubs, parties, or even the grocery store to find a compatible partner.

For a confident man approaching an attractive woman and striking up a conversation at a social event is easy. For a shy man who may be lacking a bit of confidence it's very difficult to approach a woman. It's usually the fear of rejection which makes it difficult for a shy man to approach a woman.

Thus shy men are more likely to turn to online dating to find a partner rather than going to a social event. Building confidence takes time and practice, the only way to become more comfortable approaching women is by doing it.

If you are shy it's very important that you try to overcome it, because the benefits outweigh the risk.
You will achieve success through the process of trial and error.
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