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"I'm not just sitting, waiting to lock eyes with a guy at the Co-op, as we reach for the same pear," she says.Ann's proactive stance has paid off; she has met a few boyfriends online, including her current one.
Will online dating help me find true love in Madison?I was 32 and single in a city of only a quarter million, with only a fraction of those available to me.The comedy of this online encounter competed with my despair."The 30s are a weird age to be dating; I wouldn't even know how to go about it without online dating," he says.Denise and Wally are two of the dozen Madisonians who shared with me their online dating stories. Whether driven by necessity or curiosity, everyone seems to be doing it these days, and few are shy to talk about it. It's so commonplace now, it's neither scary nor particularly embarrassing," says Sarah, a 31-year-old Ph. student who has been using Ok Cupid to broaden her otherwise-small graduate school world.(Perhaps this lingering stigma is why most of my interviewees opted to hide behind a pseudonym.) "It no longer feels like a movement of desperation," says Ann, 40, who has dated online on and off for the past 10 years.
Not only has it allowed her to break out of her largely paired-up and insular social circle, it has also given her a sense of control over the uncontrollable.
Most users fell in the ripe age bracket of the mid-20s to mid-40s.
As with much of life, the Internet has colonized the dating landscape.
Dating in Madison often seems like another of what Rebecca Ryan called a "tier-two tradeoff" in the October 2013 issue of Madison Magazine.
That is, we all make sacrifices to live in our beloved but small city. Fishing for love in a small pond can make your odds of hooking a mate look grim.
As the online market grows, success stories are accumulating.