Last I checked, 50 is not in the set of numbers from 30-44. ” Or, maybe you could write to the fabulous 50-year-old women on this site who are clearly underappreciated. Or perhaps that I think it is a choice, not an obligation, for a woman to shave her legs? But remember that each message you send shows up as an individual email.
If nothing else, she’ll admire the fact that you took the time to “get to know” her.
When you’re shopping, you can pick out whatever you like and make it yours.
If she can’t see what you really look like, you’re not going to get her phone number.2.
There are thousands of people on these sites, and there is going to be someone similar to you who has better pictures. If you want to meet good people, you need to have good pictures. She needs to see you close up (a headshot), and from a little distance (a full length shot).
But obviously if she’s on the site too, you’re both in the same boat.
By pointing out your hesitations, she’s bound to assume you’re an insecure person. If you feel so inclined to explain yourself, wait to do it when you’ve met in person — and be confident about your reasons for joining.
One girl we spoke to told a story about a guy who sent her a hilarious quote from the movie she had mentioned in her profile.
Pick something specific she wrote about herself, and ask her a follow-up about it.
, like, “a guy told me he was looking for a girlfriend by next year so he’d have someone to split rent with.” Then there was the charmer who told his date about the time he “got wasted, peed and mopped it up with his clothes, and then wore them.” Um, yeah., we’d like to assume you know better than to make mistakes like these.
Still, navigating the world of online dating can definitely be tricky—what kind of message is clever, but not creepy?
Women are easily scared away online, so you should avoid saying anything remotely controversial or predatory.