Style Sex & Relationships
By Taylor Davies
Q: I am apprehensive about trying internet dating but considering I've never been asked out in my life I suppose it couldn't hurt. Please let me know why I'm the only woman in Ireland to have never been asked out.
A: Instead of waiting for something to happen it is good for you to be proactive and your idea of online dating is fine - I've met many couples who met through the internet - but with the proviso that you are choosy about what sites you pick.
From what I hear lots of sites have predatory men who are only using them for sexual hookups and that is far from what you want. So something like Bumble.com which gives the woman the opportunity to make the first move might suit you. Alternatively, you could try It's Just Lunch (www.itsjustlunch.com) which is an agency that arranges dates for lunch between people they feel would be suited.
They operate in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Dublin. Naturally you would pay for the introduction but we all pay for any service we use so that should not be a deterrent. Read the full article >