For this article I used the descriptions of women who have shared their online dating experiences with me to describe 11 types of (heterosexual) men who are drawn to Internet dating.
I realize, as do you, that there are infinite varieties of men who engage in online dating for infinite reasons.
No many more types could be included on this list, and some men may fit into many categories.
Still, in the world of online dating, some types seem more prevalent than others.
This can be a difficult and provocative situation for all parties involved, so proceed with caution.
Most assumptions about how you and he will conduct your relationship are not as straight-forward and as they may initially seem. Trying to Get Over The Ex He is looking to avoid being alone after a heart-wrenching breakup.
Either way, unlike the first type listed, he has probably had more positive than negative dating experiences overall, so he may be open right away or over time to a committed, authentic relationship.
However, given his age and other potential factors such as how easily distracted he is, once he discovers just how many choices he has online, he may become less interested in committing and more interested in continuing to look around. The Experimenters He believes that older women “know what they want.” He is typically 20 to mid 30's and he wants often because he believes that an older woman has much to teach him sexually, and this prospect excites him.
He is bold, tolerant, open, and ready to explore what online dating has to offer.All of these dating methods can be healthy and safe but you can find yourself with an abusive dating partner.Some on-line dating situation can turn into cyber stalking and they can isolate you from the site.Some arranged engagments involved more than the two dating partners and can lead to being isolated from family.If after going through the warning signs you think the relationship is abusive we can help you develop a safety plan for your specific situation.