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20 May

The whole process is really the product of a perfect storm in the American dating market.

Reasonably attractive girls, increasingly suspicious of—and awkward around—strangers don’t go “out” as much as they used to, less amenable to the prospect of being approached by “creepy guys,” even as men approach girls less and less.

Tuthmosis is a Columnist-at-Large at Return of Kings.

His work has been covered by major media outlets such as The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Vice Magazine, The Daily Mail, and Yahoo Shine.

He blogs at Even to the casual observer, the realities of western dating today can seem bizarre. How are there so many promiscuous, “slutty” women around, and yet so many desperate twentysomething virgin males?

How are there so many “alpha” males with extensive dating histories, and yet many attractive women lamenting the lack of “decent” men anywhere?

What I uncovered were some harsh realities about online dating that no one ever talks about.

After the jump, some things you might not have known… Most of the member profiles you’ll find are inactive.

1695: The First Personal Ads According to history professor H. Cocks (seriously --The Best Name Ever for an academic) personal ads began as a way to help British bachelors find eligible wives.

One of the earliest personals ever placed was by a 30-year-old man, with "a very good estate', announcing he was in search of 'some good young gentlewoman that has a fortune of £3,000 or thereabouts." (£3,000 is equivalent to roughly £300,000 today.

#Shamelessly Seeking Sugar Momma...) 1700s: Personal Ads for Homosexual Safety Personal ads were one of the only ways for the gay and lesbian communities to meet discreetly and safely at this time.

Then, naturally, when they don’t meet the man of their dreams, they confirm their bias against bars and clubs.

What’s more, an increasing reliance on social networking to engage the world has rendered today’s Western woman a social retard—who wouldn’t know how to talk to Prince Charming if he was standing next to her with an engagement ring in his hand—and for whom dating electronically is not a far stretch from their normal, cell-phone-addicted habits.