The unfortunate aspect of "being polite" or "having respect" for individuals who have taken the time to message you is the percentage of men who then lash out in anger or rage when you do send them a succint, polite "thank you, but I don't think we're a match, but good luck to you" message. Sex with random women without any commitment or responsible to that woman until YOU fall in love with her then she will be expected to commit to you only. I mean what is the difference between your desires and most 65 year old males?
Online dating is not really much different from meeting people IRL it's just another method.
" I don't think many of these guys have the kind of creepy-profile pics you describe at all.
They're mostly pics of them playing sports, running, spending time in nature, etc.
At the same time, most of the women who do actually reach out to these guys are just like you describe -- they come across as desperate.
Furthermore, 71% like the idea of writing about one's pets in a dating profile: nearly a fifth of singles (19%) say that it’s ‘’very important’’ that an online match mention a love for animals in their profile, while 52% describe it as a ‘’nice bonus.’’ Just 12% take a negative view of people that mention their pets online, while 17% think that it doesn't matter one way or the other.
However, although Brits are besotted with pet owners, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they want them to bring their furry friends along to their dates.