It's even worse if you're certain that all those cyber-strangers would see what a catch you are if they would just give you a chance to impress.
Amy Giberson, now 34, was reluctant to try internet dating again but she decided to give it one more shot in 2014. There are a slew of sites and apps to help singles find love and, for the most part, they work, according to Consumer Reports.
Launched in February 2006, online dating site is a premium offering from Match.com, designed especially for singles who are looking for robust tools to help them get to know someone so the first date feels like the second.
It starts with the Personality Test that lets the site get to know you and your ideal match in a fun, fresh way.
She downloaded the Match app and connected with Justin Pounders, also 34, almost immediately. Nearly half, or 44 percent, of those who tried online dating said it led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage, the magazine found.