If you’re a pet lover and a profile catches your eye, don’t reach out if that person is allergic to cats.
Reading online dating profiles thoroughly may take a bit of time, but in the long run, it’s going to make your search for that perfect someone a lot more efficient.
Instead, get an idea of how you want to present yourself and zero in on something in each member’s profile to comment on. If you have a common hobby, break the ice that way.
A lot of members can spot generic messages pretty easily and many won’t respond to them at all.
Avoiding any missteps can give you a better chance to initiate contact, land a date and hopefully see it blossom into love. If you’re like the rest of us though, you’re only setting yourself up for failure if you post your best one.
If all you’re looking for is a roll in the hay, say so tactfully.
Because it’s such a nascent phenomenon, though, there’s a pretty steep learning curve.
Before you reach out to that potentially perfect partner, make sure you go about it the right way.
People put a lot of time and effort into creating their profiles – do yourself a favor and actually read them.
If you’re outside someone’s age or location range, don’t make contact.