Yes, it is unwise to make serious decisions based upon fantasy and emotion.
The proverb thus continues: “But he that is walking in wisdom is the one that will escape.” The Dangers of Haste Rushing into a relationship when you know little about each other is certainly unwise.
Your imagination fills in the blanks with exactly what you want.” Close Encounters Some may believe, however, that the lack of personal contact has distinct advantages.
They may feel that on-line dating allows couples to focus on what a prospective partner is like on the without being distracted by personal appearance.
Throwing caution to the wind, some couples hastily make serious romantic commitments, even though they hardly know each other. “I don’t date women who wear mascara.” The relationship quickly ended.
An article entitled “On the Internet, Love Really Is Blind” tells of two people 8,000 miles apart who met on-line. The results of another in-person meeting were so disappointing that the man, who had paid for the visit, canceled the return portion of the woman’s airline ticket!
A report in makes this observation: “Users can carefully edit their e-mails and present themselves in the most flattering way. One man wrote about his experiences with on-line dating: “It’s a trap.
Attempts by well-meaning friends and family to set you up with someone have done nothing but embarrass you and have left you more discouraged than ever.
But, thus far, none of your efforts to find someone like that have worked out.
This can leave you vulnerable to emotional devastation if the relationship does not work out—as is likely.
“He that is trusting in his own heart is stupid,” warns Proverbs .