Dating through email
When responding to your match via email, use two-to-three-sentence responses to any particular subject.When in doubt, follow this simple exercise: After drafting your email, save it, and then walk away from the computer.
Share enough information about yourself to excite, entice, and/or intrigue your potential match, while still leaving him or her wanting more. Here’s a good rule of thumb to follow: Keep your profile answers short, succinct, and sassy.
If you start communicating with someone only to discover that you lose interest, that person, too, deserves to be let down easily rather than ignored.
Think of it this way: A considerate “no” is preferable to an inconsiderate, cricket-inducing nonresponse that leaves the other person wondering what he or she did wrong.
In the world of online dating, there’s a fine line between selling yourself short and just plain overselling yourself.
In order to catch and keep someone’s attention, you’ve got to be interesting, engaging, and effective at establishing rapport, all while maintaining a bit of mystery. The following are some practical do’s and don’ts that, when put into practice, can exponentially increase your chances of long-term dating success.
Don’t: Endanger your Personal Safety Your personal safety should be your #1 priority when it comes to dating, especially online dating.