Funny rule of dating
Expecting a Cameron Diaz look-alike, he was shocked to meet a morbidly obese woman in a moo-moo. On the other hand, we’ve dated men who were relieved and delighted that we simply looked like our pictures.
(And believe us, we’re not Cameron.) They were grateful enough to stay through the crème brulée.
On the other hand, be prepared to spend hours and hours learning how to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Here’s our crash course on the DOs and DON’Ts of cyberdating.
DON’T disclose where you live or for that matter, any personal information that could lead to your address, such as your home phone number, last name, or an email address that includes your last name.
While most men on the Internet are just as normal as you are, you don’t want Hannibal Lecter ringing your doorbell, even if he’s carrying a box of Godiva chocolates. DO take things slowly, though the chemistry may be magnetic.
Mobile dating apps allow you to see who’s online and in the vicinity, improving your chances of landing a really good catch.
It also means every night is “date night.” So the way it used to work—with time to plan what you’d wear, where you’d take her, and so on—has changed. Keep a change of clothes at work, along with some deodorizing wipes and mouthwash, because who knows what’s in store.
The good news is that you’ll find thousands and thousands of guys online, all trolling for dates.But with texting, you’ve got only her words to go on.” And even then she has more time to consider her response, giving her more control over the situation.That’s why you have to take extra care with the timing and content of your texts.Our friend fell for that ploy on a first date, and when she offered her hand as he was leaving, he suddenly French-kissed her, slobbering all over her face. DON’T behave like a kid in a candy store full of online temptations.If you’ve met a nice, sincere guy, and you’re having a good time dating him, don’t fly to your computer the second you get home to flirt with a dozen new seductive suitors.