All Online Dating Magazine content, including the content on this page, is © copyright by Online Dating Magazine and may not be republished or reused in any form.You do have full permission to link to this article.And yet there was something that wasn’t coming across. I was hopeful and encouraged by our promising start. But …In my joyous engagement I was missing something from her that I couldn’t identify.And her persistence in getting back together again the next day. I thought I was listening well, responding well, and behaving well. But I could only make those assumptions about myself and my own thinking. She admitted to being an introvert, and I initially thought, “Oh, that’ll be interesting, to see how I am in relationship to an introvert.”And even in the real world, with all of our faculties between us, the miss between us was something deeper.The people you encounter during your daily routine, when you are out and about and doing the things that are important and fun to you, tend to be people with whom you share common interests. I’ve dipped back in a little, but no more hours socializing.There’s a reason that an extroverted creative type like me isn’t going to naturally run across an introverted mathematician. We call it social media, but it’s becoming more just media media. Online dating may also seem like a worthy activity, especially if you’re seeking companionship.I could go out and get some exercise—that would be healthy. (Well, OK Cupid’s questions sections are full of quirks, and kinks, but that’s a different conversation all together.) No one’s going to tell you they snort when they laugh, have bad breath, or only like to talk about themselves. But the chemistry part is all about joy—mutual joy.
I walked away from our last meeting wondering, “Am I the one pushing this one along? What I really need to pursue is my dream and my creative output. And if I want to meet a match, I need to put myself and my life in the places where “she” already is. And as I am growing myself up, and growing into my creative energy I am also putting out more energy and more joy—which makes me more attractive and more fun to be with. If you feel nothing or something less that nothing (negative), that’s a clear indicator of where things are headed.♦◊♦I spent a good part of a week recently getting to know a new woman online, and I could sense the potential.I could admire her good looks, dark eyes, and flashing wit.We do have graphic ad options in our Advertising section.___We’ve all heard the stories about all the happily married couples who met through online dating sites.