To my surprise, we both have felt frustration in online dating, specifically with these dating sites.
Perhaps my perspective here might help you when seeking your next mate on there (or not). I turned 19 and I was good with finding and meeting prospective dates on there.
You were defined by how cool your My Space layout was – animated GIFs, custom CSS and your favorite embedded You Tube video.
As history has it, when people defected from My Space to Facebook, that online community became a dust town.
Dating sites like Ok Cupid and Plenty of Fish (POF) became more popular.
Decent guys who really were more descriptive in their profiles were pushed out by the overtly masculine “bros” that dominated the site.