By avoiding actual human contact he isn’t forced to push his boundaries or risk challenging the perfection of his fantasy women with the experience of a real life woman.
He’s just not ready to involve himself in real-time dating with people he may connect with online.
There are a multitude of reasons why this happens, but at the core, he is not ready or able to embark in a substantive relationship, regardless of what his profile says.
Either way, unlike the first type listed, he has probably had more positive than negative dating experiences overall, so he may be open right away or over time to a committed, authentic relationship.
However, given his age and other potential factors such as how easily distracted he is, once he discovers just how many choices he has online, he may become less interested in committing and more interested in continuing to look around. The Experimenters He believes that older women “know what they want.” He is typically 20 to mid 30's and he wants often because he believes that an older woman has much to teach him sexually, and this prospect excites him.
However, starting a relationship with a lie—now matter how “harmless” it may seem to him—takes away from the woman’s ability to use her own discretion and decision-making power and therefore erodes trust.
Sometimes he will admit to the women he finds online that he is using Internet dating as a diversion, and sometimes he won’t.However, with patience and fortitude there may be the possibility that a substantive relationship can develop.
However, it is equally possible for him to remain non-committal when he is still hung up on someone else, so proceed with caution.Rather, he moves from one online-created connection to the next, or back and forth between many, and barely if ever have to leave the house.Internet dating enables him not to engage in a meaningful way.For this article I used the descriptions of women who have shared their online dating experiences with me to describe 11 types of (heterosexual) men who are drawn to Internet dating.I realize, as do you, that there are infinite varieties of men who engage in online dating for infinite reasons.When he needs connection or the fantasy of a relationship, he can effectively “order out” for a date.