In the late ’90s and early 2000s, Internet dating was in its infancy. I was always someone who enjoyed computers, knew how to build them, how to manipulate them. Shy, too, I thought that the best way for me to “land a man” would be by using this new technology to find the relationship of a lifetime.
Well, it didn’t go very well at first. In fact, it sucked. I would write to someone and never hear back. Someone would write to me, and they would be twice my age. I would talk to someone for a while, thinking we had a good thing going, and then they’d disappear. It was all very frustrating.