Jurie sends in a pointer to MMO Couples, a site dedicated to dating and romance in massively multiplayer universes. The focus is on WoW (of course), and it's written by a young Dutch lady who met her Austrian Night Elf online... and moved to Vienna to live with him. She offers up a how-to on handling your online crushings of the romantic kind:
If you have a crush on someone in your MMOG and it looks like it is mutual, you might come to a point that you very much like to meet each other in the real world. In the three years that I have been playing, I have met people who took that step but ended up being disappointed or even hurt. In the end, you can never know if the online chemistry is also there when you meet face to face.
There are ways to decrease that chance. Here are a few tips that I think will help you prepare for meeting the person behind the char.