Confessions of an online dating addict
Imagine a little kid being trapped in a candy shop. I manage to convince myself that I must have it, now. Talk about falling off the wagon into my shopping addiction.
I’m the little kid, and they have me licking my lips. I have to hand it to the marketing and advertising companies for their cleverness to sucker me, and many other weak, high-taste shoppers in. You want to know what I recently bought from Amazon? It’s clear, and it’s plastic so I can take it outside and drop it and not worry about a damn thing.
Jane Coloccia is the President & Chief Creative Officer of JC Communications, LLC, a boutique agency specializing in communication for the travel, lifestyle, and food industries.
She began her career on the editorial side as Assistant Travel Editor of Modern Bride Magazine where she developed a keen sense of what editors like and dislike when being pitched by a PR professional.
What if this “buy one pair of pants, get one for free deal”, never happens again??
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a small, yet long lasting relationship with wine. Are you seeing how this shopping online is a slippery slope?
Who can stop when Lovebug offers an endless stream of prospective mates, sorted by algorithms and stored on a distant server, ready on demand like TV episodes or Chinese takeout?
And in the face of this addiction, can K hold on to his friends, his job, or even his humanity?
She has won a variety of awards for her writing and public relations campaigns including from the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International and also the New York chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.Freshly dumped K gets signed up to online dating site Lovebug by his rambunctious roommate to lift his spirits.