Online Dating Gone Wrong: Ways To Prevent It

November 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Dating For Beginners, Featured

It is a fact that online dating is a very convenient way to meet people from different places. However, it doesn’t mean that all the people you meet in an online dating website are interested in you. It all doesn’t mean that all the people in an online dating site is giving out the real facts on themselves on their profiles, ugly stories about balding middle aged men posing as young men or women have popped up in the internet community.

Members of online dating sites are people who are also looking for dates and have standards to base who they will choose to date. Like you, these people have likes and dislikes so don’t expect that they will entertain you on an instant once you send them a message. They may turn you down politely or turn you down harshly or if you”re lucky, they may reply positively.

You should always remember that online dating is very different from traditional dating. You will not actually meet the person you will be dating, but you can talk to them through chat rooms or through video conferencing if it is available on the website.

In online dating, your profile will make a great first impression to people who will be interested in meeting you. This is why you should make your profile attractive to people. The profiles are where people usually make mistakes and turns off a potential date. Here are some common mistakes in online dating profiles that you should avoid.

• Overused tag lines will make your hard to find diamond into a worthless pile of stones. You should be original and try to be a bit creative in your profile headline. People with ordinary taglines tend to make their profile look boring or plain, thus making it least visited and would have a hard time in catching the eye of other subscribers.

• Other mistakes people make in their profiles are the spelling and grammar mistakes. Who would want to date someone who doesn’t even know how to write correctly? Read and reread your profile and check if there are typos or grammar mistakes in it. Correct it and repost it.

• Profiles will ask you to fill up a box called “express yourself” or “about me”. This is where you will describe yourself. People who are less creative will somehow copy someone else’s profile and change little details and repost it. This can make your profile ordinary or dull to look at. Be creative or be original. Describing yourself in your own words is a great way to tell people who you really are and who you are looking for.

If you know what to do, you can easily avoid these mistakes and get a lot of attention in your profile. Being original and creative can really attract a lot of attention for your online dating profile.

Another mistake that most people do is in the chat room itself. Most people don’t know how to start a conversation and starts to talk to someone by giving a cheesy pick up line. Start the conversation by saying “hi”. Always remember that a simple introduction is always better.

Also, you should always keep the conversation interesting. Try to discuss something that he or she likes and try to express your opinion about it.

However, sometimes there are times that you really don’t want to talk about something he or she likes. This means that you really don’t have something in common and you might as well try to turn him or her down politely.

If you really can’t get along with each other, you don’t have to force yourselves to like each other. You can always find someone else to talk to who shares your interest or hobbies.

Always remember to keep things interesting so no one will get bored.

Another mistake that will make your online dating go wrong is by agreeing to meet in person too soon. If you still don’t know the person well enough, it is advised that you shouldn’t meet him or her personally. You should try to know the person first before you try and meet personally and go on a traditional date.

You should also know that there are a lot of people in the Internet who are only interested in money. This is why you should be careful in online dating and make sure you know the person well enough to go on a traditional date.

Remember these things and you will surely enjoy online dating and prevent things that may possibly go wrong in online dating.

Online Dating For Single Men

November 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Dating Tips

No matter what your age, height, weight or physical appearance, there are thousands of women out there eager to meet you and eager for your company…whether short-term or long-term relationships are what you want. If you have found yourself suddenly “on-the-market” again after a relationship has dissolved or are just too busy with your work to spend a lot of time looking for a lady to keep you company, online dating can open the door to the dating scene for you.

The good news is that all you need is a computer and an internet connection to get started. The first thing to do is find an online dating site that fits your needs. There are the large sites that offer many extras like live video chat and even match you up with ladies using your profiles and, also, a lot of sites that cater to special interests like religious preferences, outdoor enthusiasts, gays, etc. You need to choose one or two that will meet your needs. I don’t recommend the free sites. The paid sites have a money back guarantee if you aren’t satisfied and the investment is small. A whole month costs less than one dinner and movie date.

The next thing you need to do is write a killer, but honest, profile and upload a recent but flattering picture of yourself. Now you are all set. Start contacting ladies whose profiles sound interesting to you and answer any lady who contacts you…and do so promptly…not, however, on holidays or weekends. You don’t want to appear that desperate. Don’t give up after a month and think you will never find the right lady for you. New people join online dating services daily and at least half of them are ladies many, of whom, will want to meet you.