Bars/Clubs Vs. Online Dating -- Which Is Better?
If you're looking for places to meet potential dates, you may think that a bar/club is the ideal place. People are dressed up and they're drinking and ready to flirt. It's the ideal place for sexual tensions to flare and relationships to blossom, even if they're only relationships of the one-night-stand variety. But then there's online dating that merely takes a computer and an internet connection and you'll instantly be connected to a growing pool of available women who are also looking for a potential match. But with so many women out there, which way is better? Should you hit the nightlife scene or should you stay home in your boxers and surf the web for a potential match?
Hitting the Bar/Club
You and your friends get all dressed up and you head out on the town, full of confidence and possibly liquor. From the moment you arrive, you're surrounded by attractive, and seemingly available men/women, whatever you happen to be looking for. So, you set your sights on one and you head on over. Soon, you're talking. Only you can't really hear what they're saying. Now it's your turn at pool and you just tripped over the person's foot because they've had too much to drink.
You see where this is going. Meeting people at the bar or club is a great place to make the initial meet and greet. And you might have a great time with someone. But that's not exactly the best environment for forming a meaningful connection with someone. The bar or club is great for the one-night-stand, but it's not so great for finding that special someone.
With online dating, you already know that the men/women you see are available and looking. That increases your odds considerably when it comes to finding a potential date. Not only that, but with online dating you can easily narrow down your choices until you find the best-of-the-best of whatever's out there. Plus, online dating saves time, money and frustration. By the time you read someone's profile and communicate back and forth with them a few times, you'll know whether or not you want to date them. In the bar or club, you could go out on countless dates before you found someone to settle on.
So it all depends on what you're looking for. If you want to meet someone for a night of pleasure, then the sexually charged arena that is the bar/club may be the place for you. But if you're looking for someone to connect with, in other words 'the one', then you might want to consider online dating. Once you've created your profile, you'll be able to get out there right away talking to potential dates. It's fun and exciting and you don't have to get dressed up, and you don't even have to leave your house. You can sit in your underwear as you chat up the next potential date. Then, once you find the person you want, you'll have no problem asking for a phone number so that you can take the online date offline.