Internet dating: Women text lame excuses to cancel our dates.
Digital Manners: All My Internet Dates Text Lame Excuses To Cancel
Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Feb. 14 2012 11:57 AM

Doubting Dater

What should I do when my Internet dates text lame excuses to cancel?


This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: What should you do when your Internet dates repeatedly text lame excuses to cancel?


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Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. You can reach her at

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