How to do online dating successfully
You are almost guaranteed to fail if you write to a woman on a dating site telling her “You are gorgeous/sexy/hot.” Sorry to break it to you, but this kind of e-mail makes you seem generic and boring.
Most reasonably attractive women with online dating profiles receive dozens of those kind of responses per week—in some cases, dozens per day.
Women: Learn the art of weeding out Women are often encouraged from childhood onward to be as likable as possible. This can actually work against us when placing an online profile.
I tell all my single girlfriends who are looking for a man online and frustrated with wading through boringly similar (or offensively forward) responses: don’t be too likeable.
Women, on the other hand, tell me they get quantity rather than quality in terms of men writing to them.A lot of my single friends moan to me about how hard it is to date online.I can’t help but notice, though, that I hear very different complaints from men than from women (at least the straight ones—my gay friends are another matter).You’ve always had a knack for matchmaking at dinner parties, so why not offer your talent to a wider market by launching an online dating site?When done right, these sites can be lucrative and require minimal effort to maintain.