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If you meet someone online...

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and you guys like each other and start dating....when do you think is an appropriate amount of time to deactivate or stop using the dating site?

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by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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mommaof3girls24
by Member on Jan. 2, 2013 at 2:40 AM

I recently met my boyfriend from online (not a dating site though) and we've been together for a month now and we both deleted our accounts within two weeks of meeting each other. Good luck!!



Daisyducc
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 4:22 AM

Once a relationship is established.  DH and I met online at match.com, and about a week or so after our first date, I tried to show his profile to a friend of mine and it was gone.  He had already deactivated. (Though five and a half years later, he jokes that he just blocked me from viewing it!)

PurpleHazey
by Angie on Jan. 2, 2013 at 5:58 AM

I would never look on line for a relationship but then again I am not a chatter!

Jessica_Esqueda
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 7:13 AM

When you're no longer open to seeing other people, the profiles need to close. 

Good luck! My husband and I met online. We've been together (offline) for 5 years now, married for almost 4.

icn_mom
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 7:22 AM
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Well, during the courtship I wouldnt suggest logging into your online dating account, unless you both have in agreement that your not going to be the only ones your seeing. I wouldnt say deactivate your account until 6 months in, but I wouldnt use it in that time! online dating is like "real world" dating, if you start a solid relationship, your not going to go out bar hopping getting numbers right?

cjsbmom
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 8:15 AM

 I met my DH online. On our first date, I deactivated my account. People think it's crazy, but from the minute I met him in person, I *knew* I was done with needing a dating site. And I was right.

At the very least, you need to stop when you agree to be exclusive with someone.

sjump25
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Yeah I agree

Quoting offrdngal:

Once the two of you agree to be exclusive, then the accounts should be deleted.

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mama2gg
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 8:59 AM

 I meet an ex online, we talked for over 6 months before even THINKING of meeting, then we meet in daylight in a VERY public place for the first 6 months, then went from there we ended up dating for over 4 years.

I stopped my account when we moved in together as that was a commitment not just dating, you can date 100 people that doesn't mean you are THEIRS

Dee0886
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 9:02 AM

when you both decide that you want to seriously persue a comitted, monogomous relationship.

Ali5683
by Member on Jan. 2, 2013 at 12:18 PM

Once you're exclusive.

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