Internet dating women advice
Personally, I like to ask what someone’s favourite childhood TV show was – and if they judge me for being a Scooby Doo fan!
My least favourite part of dating can be summed up in one word: games.
Both men and women can definitely be guilty of this – but games are simply better avoided.
Being genuine about your feelings and intentions will set both of you more at ease.
It’s important you choose somewhere public for your first date, and as an extra precaution, make sure you let a friend or family member know you’re going on the date, and that you’ll contact them in however long if all goes well. You’re probably thinking about them intermittently throughout the day and it’s natural to want to let them know what you’re up to.
We’ve previously gathered dating tips for women (written by a man) and vice versa, but here are some general tips for navigating the online dating maze.
A vague or half-finished profile – left that way out of shyness – can be misconstrued as suspicious.
If you’re unsure what to say about yourself, there’s no shame in asking a friend or family member to help you write it. Or your all-time favourite photo that was taken a good 10 years ago? If you don’t have a decent bank of recent-ish photos, it might be worth investing in a shoot with a professional like Saskia Nelson, who specialises in dating photos.
Whether they broke your heart, spent your money, or the amalgamation of all their annoying little habits eventually drove you to drive a metaphorical knife through their heart and call it quits, your new date doesn’t need to know.
Yes, it’s natural to be curious about who he or she was dating before you, but these conversations will happen organically in their own time.
How can you justify knowing about that stag do in Berlin that they haven’t told you about?