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It’s been a lovely mix of normal-to-boring and bat-shit-crazy, but mostly the latter if I’m being honest.
Try not to kill each other on the way to snatching these fellows up – there’s plenty to go around! The stories the author, Abbie Taylor, tells, reminds us that people are rarely who they say they are, and the power behind the secrecy is the internet.
I received this book while it was on a free Kindle promotion. You can be anything you want to be, and in most cases, it's a lie.
So here you have it – a collection of my experiences with the Internet’s finest.
From men who shared too much too soon to those who were just out-of-this-world strange, I’m pretty sure I’ve dated one of every type of guy out there.