The best thing about online dating is the fact that people who join these sites are typically looking for someone who shares mutual interests, goals, desires, etc.
People are looking for compatibility, and not for a one night fling - like you find at a bar (again, this is typically the case, not always).
Here’s a new article which I wrote as a special to Yahoo! And while I never write emails for others, the request makes perfect sense.
———————————————————— Of all the things that clients (especially men) ask me to help them with, the most common query involves assistance with writing introductory emails.
If someone seems too good to be true in email, that person probably is. Your safety and well-being are far more important than trying to please a virtual stranger by doing something that feels risky or otherwise unsafe.
Online dating can be an excellent resource in your dating arsenal.
Do: Play the Game Like it or not, dating is a game.
The best way to spark interest is by sending him/her an email.
In the world of online dating, there’s a fine line between selling yourself short and just plain overselling yourself.
Just as your potential match will want to chase you, you can also chase him or her. When you find someone whose profile catches your eye, send a flirty wink, an enticing icebreaker, or a friendly email. Quite honestly, it’s overwhelming and a total turnoff.
That’s why it’s essential during the getting-to-know-you process to be open and friendly while still maintaining a sense of mystery.