DO get to know the person as well you can via email before deciding to take things further.With all the information that’s on their profile it’s easy to get a conversation going, even if you’re the shy and introvert type. A good rule of thumb: if you aren’t available for a date within 7 days of sending the message, don’t send it.
Run through these tips (slowly, over and over again while breathing) and CTFO. After a string of dating disasters and truly forgettable blind dates with friends of friends, I was ready to chuck in the towel, buy a cat and surrender to the fact that I am a forever singleton.But after several months of bullying – sorry, I mean peer pressure – I finally gave in to joining the online dating game.Still, navigating the world of online dating can definitely be tricky—what kind of message is clever, but not creepy?What the hell are you supposed to say about yourself in your profile? [pagebreak] OUT-OF-TOWN AND OUT OF TOUCH The scenario: “A guy sent me a message saying that he wanted to meet up for a drink, but when I asked when he was free, he said he was ‘going out of town’ for the next two weeks and that we should schedule something after.” — Andrea, 31 The problem..the solution: If you tell a girl you’re “going out of town,” she’s going to assume you’re busy dating other women.