Dating Websites Make Finding Love Possible

No-one wants to be alone. We all thrive on the love and attention of a committed relationship. The problem is that we don’t always know where to look for our soulmate. Day-to-day life don’t necessarily offer ideal opportunities to meet potential partners. Fortunately, the internet and online dating have made it possible for us to virtually meet and flirt from the comfort of our homes. There...

How to Make your Profile Picture Work for You

We all know first impressions count. Even so, many people don’t take the trouble to upload a good quality profile picture. They shouldn’t be surprised if they don’t attract a lot of interest, because profile pictures play a very important role in determining first contact. If you have more good quality pictures (ideally between 3 and 5) in your profile to support the main profile picture, your...

Best Profile Secrets to Attract Dates Online

After the pictures, your profile content is what makes or break a successful online dating profile. Your profile is your big chance to market yourself by filling in all the gaps left by the pictures. Remember: Some people are too lazy/don’t have time to read an entire profile. Therefore, you should start with the most important information. Most dating sites have an online form with designated...

How to Write the First Online Dating Message

The hard work of choosing a dating site and creating a profile is behind you. Now what? Take a deep breath, because the exciting part lies ahead! Click or swipe – there is a world of possibility out there! There should be hundreds of profiles of prospective partners to peek at. Look, read, move on… OR: Look, read, write a message. The latter part is much more exciting, but think before you just...

What to do on the First Date

If there is a spark after the first message which leads to lively correspondence and mutual interest, it’s time to consider a physical meeting. If you feel the time is right, it probably is. So, don’t wait and don’t be afraid: Ask! The chances of being rejected are slim if there is a good online report between two people. Suggest meeting for a drink after work, or for coffee on a Saturday...

What Happens after the First Date?

No matter how well or bad the first date went, there is an expectation to discuss next steps by the end of it. Questions that will naturally come to mind: “Do I want to see the person again?”; “I don’t think we’re a good match, but how do I tell him or her?”; “I really like this person, but how do I know if her or she feels the same?”. To most of these questions there are no right or wrong...