(quote) MicheleShelly-873396 said: Thank you guys (both of you) for speaking out from the male perspective. We keep wondering the same thing. It is definitely a puzzlement. If you can figure it out, can you share? Maybe fear of the unknown is a part of it.
Women are like men - quite a few won't Walk the Walk. Many won't even give you their phone number, after months of steady emailing and 100s/ 1000s of emails. Why? For one thing, on the 1st F2F, too many won't see Instant Sparks, and that means ... NO relationship.
Unfortunately, we must all be cautious. As soon as an untruth is discovered, no matter how small (untruth in small means untruth in big - Scripture), then Next !!!!
Go Local - see them over time, so the Chemistry test is passed. LDRs ARE possible, but not as reliable as Local. Note, full honesty MUST prevail. See if relationships can be started, in this order, spiritual, intellectual, emotional ... if those 3 occur, you like being w/ each other, there's mutual trust and respect, God-centered (yes, that means chastity), you place the other's needs above our own, then ... might have to consider a possible Altar Date.