The more they answer, the more fuel you’ve got for the conversation.
Even better, you’ve just won some major points by flattering their ego (even if it’s just a little).
Over to Claudia for some savvy advice on how to keep that online chat going in the right direction.
So you’ve passed the awkward “first contact” stage of online dating.
In my experience, it’s best to meet up earlier rather than later – like before you know .
Seriously, men are the worst offenders here – don’t talk about the size of ANYTHING until you at least know what her favorite drink is (and have bought her a few)! Don’t write long essays about yourself, which seem extremely interesting to you, but might not be all that easy to reply to.
Getting outside of your head, any insecurities, and removing listening blocks is half the battle.
Flirting is fun, but when you’re doing it online you need to be slower about it than normal.
Because your partner can’t see you, or the signals you’re sending, flirting too early in an online exchange can be a huge turn-off.
If you’re just focused on numbers or sex, then you’re not going to get many numbers or go on many second dates.
If you're stuck in the online dating world and don't know how to get past the first face-to-face, these tips will help you too.
If you’re not proud of your height, say, “I’m short, but what I lack in height, I make up for in over-confidence.” Make your flaws into a joke that you can both laugh about – they’ll be more likely to share theirs, so you don’t get any special surprises when you end up meeting.