Internet dating etiquette for men
Dating etiquette still applies online so in order to succeed, here are some basic principles that must still be adhered to.
What not to say in a first message I can’t tell you how many times I have seen guys (and it's always guys) crash and burn with an inane ‘wanna chat’ first message - just those two words, nothing else.
NOT-SO-SMOOTH OPERATOR The scenario: “I recently received a message that said, ‘Damn you’re a pretty white girl, you into muscular black men?
’” — Kristen, 27 The problem..the solution: Aside from the obvious inappropriate nature of the comment to a complete stranger, men should never mention their physical characteristics or their own body parts in an introductory message.
Quit being such a nice guy In an attempt to show good dating etiquette men will go out of their way to be “nice”.So refrain from the likes of ‘hi beautiful’, ‘you look nice’ and ‘let’s chat’, and put together a thought-out message that won’t end up in the trash.Something that says ‘Hey, I took the time to read your profile, we seem to have things in common and I’d like to know more about you, if you like my profile too’ (not literally though! How to say ‘thanks, but no thanks’If you were approached in a bar by someone you weren’t that interested in you wouldn’t just ignore them, would you?DO post a recent photo, and write an honest description of yourself.One of our guy friends salivated over a picture of a pgorgeous, blonde, bikini-clad model.
They’ll avoid saying or doing anything the woman might disagree with.