5 Online Dating Tips For Men

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Online dating opens doors for those category of singles who are too shy or who don’t have enough time to make acquaintances offline.

In fact, there can be many other reasons to sign up to a dating service.

And once you have decided to register, you’ll need to know some rules of online dating behavior in order to succeed.

Simply follow these suggestions and you will definitely find your kindred soul!


#1 Create a Great, Exhaustive Profile

It’s obvious that users tend to click on profiles with bright, cheerful pictures. Pages without pictures are bound to fail. Will you start communication with a girl without seeing her face? Surely, you won’t.

Thus, first of all, you have to take care of your virtual image: upload nice pics (with pets, doing sports, travelling, etc.) Upload both full-size and portrait photos, so that your page visitors could see your eyes.

Fill in required fields to let other members of the database see what kind of relations you’re striving for, what kind of people, music, movies you like, etc.

#2 Be Natural

Never cheat when creating a profile. Why should you pretend to be someone else? If you want to find a person who’ll fall in love with a real you, you need to show your real face, your real hobbies, likes and dislikes.

If you are looking for meaningful, long-term relations, hypocrisy isn’t acceptable. Would you like to date a girl who lies?

#3 Know What You Want

This tip seems to be obvious. However, many users forget what they are looking for and get distracted. If you are looking for a family-oriented lady, don’t get stuck on pages of young girls stating ‘I’m looking for a flirt, nothing serious, etc.’ on their pages.

What’s more – if you are looking for a particular category of singles, you may register on a specialized dating website from the very beginning. For instance, there are websites that deal exclusively with black dating (like BlackDatingSite.co.uk), or Asian dating (the website of the same name) – such a specialization helps singles find their soul mates faster without efforts.

#4 Take Initiative and Be Proactive

Women like confident men. They also like men who’re interested in them. Thus, if you come across a profile you like – don’t hesitate to show your interest: comment on her photo, send her a meaningful email (it must be short, and written specially for her). You may also use other means of communication available on your dating website (various winks, flowers, mini-gifts, etc.).

#5 Be Polite

Don’t forget your manners: etiquette is still actual. Don’t postpone answering to emails, don’t forget to start your letters with her name. Women notice such details.

Don’t be rude when commenting photos, and if you’re not interested in a person – let her know this in a polite form without saying why (unless she asks for a reason). By the way, silence is also a common practice in the world of online dating.

Aleksey is an independent journalist who explores the world of online dating, showing his readers benefits and disadvantages of virtual relationships. Currently he’s focused on specialized websites, like BlackDatingSite.co.uk.


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