Smart online dating tips
When you’re smitten, you want to know and learn everything about your new flame, and it can come across as needy and smothering.
Do what normal people do and just silently stalk them from the shadows! Nobody should be stalking anybody.) As with just about everything else, there’s a right way to message people through email and texting.
Online dating, like anything else, has some etiquette rules everyone should follow.
It always amazes me how much people willingly disguise who they are online.
I know this election, in particular, has been extremely divisive, but this is not the time to start sharing your opinions on politics or any other possibly fiery topics. We just avoid those topics because we are adults and enjoy our friendship. The woman you’re talking to is a human being, not an object. I know men tend to just say what enters their heads without passing it through a filter.
I know you use internet slang and text language to your friends, but this is not your friend.While both men and women do this, I find the ladies do it a bit more.It makes sense as women are usually more communicative than guys. Learn about each other in person instead of scrolling through their posts.I’m not talking about anonymous trolls — I’m talking about how you represent yourself.Listen, I have no problem if you want to add 1 inch or subtract five pounds. But, if the profiles I read are any indication, EVERYONE seems to be “a world-class traveler who’s happy chilling at home on a Friday or hitting the town, loves to explore ethnic restaurants, and enjoys outside activities like hiking, kayaking, or biking.” And then when you go on a date, they’d rather Netflix and chill, or they enjoy sleeping in on a Saturday and lounging around eating pizza. It’s just that you don’t want to misrepresent yourself.