He claims to be a “spiritual novice”; at the same time, he knows his ayurvedic sign: pitta.

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Pitta is “ambitious by nature but also can be demanding and abrasive.” Yikes—do I really want that on a profile if I’m trying to get dates? This is a website for “conscious singles,” and men who populate the site will be interested in the—and not a false picture of someone younger, sleeker, and more deferential. In that regard, I was singular among my single friends—the Luddite left on the platform at the train station.

Despite having written about single life for more than a decade, I had never dated online in any serious way.

And worse: I am a spiritual novice compared to many of these people.

One interesting fellow (40 miles away) is a devotee of Sathya Sai Baba who has been to India many times, another (50 miles away) is seeking a “Tantric partner,” still another (55 miles away) describes himself as “a 9 on the Enneagram.” My heart sinks.

One woman waited for her first date with a man she’d met online, sitting at an outdoor table at the appointed place and time.

Readers of my early ’00s newspaper column emailed me with hundreds of horror stories, and sometimes their experiences would bring tears to my eyes.

He gave her the once-over, and just as she raised her hand to wave, the car sped away. Stunning tales of similarly dehumanizing behaviors abounded, and it also became clear that pretty much everyone was lying on their online profiles, often underreporting their age and weight.

A car pulled up close and slowed down; she thought she recognized the driver as her date.

” Green Singles.com: A site made for “progressive singles in the environmental, vegetarian, and animal rights communities and other like-minded green singles.” Ethical Singles.com: “The meeting place for people who are changing the world for the better.” Users are described as “Green business practitioners, Vegan vixens, Organic farmers, Human rights supporters, Eco-warriors, Pacifists, Wildlife protectors, Charity workers, Earth-friendly consumers.” Dharma Match.com: A meeting place for single Buddhists and other spiritual seekers.