In the meanwhile, you might still get those email alerts when a new match has arrived. Other times, you get hit with a case of FOMO, or fear of missing out, and you take a gander at all the men or women you could be dating instead.
But when those unique dating situations suddenly become your present reality, you still feel like a deer caught in headlights no matter how many books about polyamory or open relationships you may have read. Why mess it up with my own emotional hangups and insecurities?
Katz makes a great point in one of his blog posts about this very dating dilemma online. I go there to buy. I go there to swim.
But then he did a complete less than 24 hours later. Nothing amazing has ever come out of those four words.