With one of my exes, the difference in how I viewed his profile pre-dating and post-relationship was pretty extreme. I’ll just preface my commentary with a disclaimer: I know relationships are a 2-way street. I contributed to an unhealthy dynamic by…umm, let’s see, by…well, by just BEING there.
I’ve been mulling over how to write about this without sounding bitter. For about a year, I really should have been somewhere else. Dude didn’t change his profile one bit— it’s the exact same one that captivated me back then.
She told her parents she’d been the victim of a hit-and-run and they believed her.
And after way too many internet dates with men named "luvstick" and "bigdaddy182," Lucy Rothschild should know. She's really a mystery writer, dating online while researching her next book. Rachel Gibson began her fiction career at age sixteen, when she ran her car into the side of a hill, retrieved the bumper, and drove to a parking lot, where she strategically scattered the car’s broken glass all about.
Sex, Lies, and Online Dating delivers just this kind of hero at cross-purposes with an ever so vigilant heroine and proved to be a charming non-stop reading experience for me.
Sadly, many of the guys from OKCupid whom I’ve actually had “official” committed relationships with, were super quick to re-activate their profiles once we broke up.
It’s somewhat ego-crushing to see your ex get back on the horse so quickly.
But sitting across from her now is "hardluvnman," and he seems different—sensitive, honest, and hot! And while he could really go for this smart, sexy woman with the killer bod—if that's the only thing "killer" about her—he knows he needs to wine and dine her and discover the truth.
But Quinn's really an undercover cop hunting down a serial killer, and he sees Lucy as his top suspect.