Dating the right way
You’ve been in that miserable position of being judged and being the judge, of trying to figure out exactly who it is you’re with and whether they’re worth your time.On top of all of this you’re trying to at least pretend to enjoy yourself. You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be. It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph. We’re all complicated human beings with dynamic and varied personalities, so how on earth are we supposed to distill that down to a brief online profile?What part of ‘about me’ can possibly capture who I am? Dating profiles do more harm than good when it comes to figuring out who to date.
Physical touch should be in the context of a meaningful relationship, not reduced to satisfaction of personal need. Both partners should take responsibility for setting limits. 7) Is there too much physical and too little other?
In addition to the conflict of interest aspect that leads to lying, there’s the problem of limited and often flawed self-knowledge.
Scientific studies suggest we’re unable accurately perceive ourselves, and when we err we usually over-inflate our image.
That’s just the tip of the iceberg on online deception, however.
Suffice to say online dating profiles are often inaccurate, and often purposefully so.