When he needs connection or the fantasy of a relationship, he can effectively “order out” for a date.
By avoiding actual human contact he isn’t forced to push his boundaries or risk challenging the perfection of his fantasy women with the experience of a real life woman.
One and only online dating cause dating violence
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.
Either way, these scenarios may take a long time to play out. Already Taken He wants to know what else is out there, but won’t necessarily act on it. Either way, he is not planning to leave his current relationship, but feels like he is missing out on something.
Or perhaps something pivotal is missing in his relationship, and he wants to be reminded or reassured there is life beyond his current confines.
Rather, he moves from one online-created connection to the next, or back and forth between many, and barely if ever have to leave the house.
Internet dating enables him not to engage in a meaningful way.
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.
After all, he has experienced love before, which is why he’s so heartbroken now, and why you encountered him online.