Ending online dating email
RD: If there are guys looking to actually get the attention of a girl on these dating sites, do you have any advice for them? AW: We lived across the hall from each other our first year of university.
We became good friends first and we only started dating 2 years later.
For the love of all things sane, step away from the keyboard. While I personally believe that it's always more polite to give someone a head's up, online dating is one of the few instances where it is totally socially acceptable to just stop writing back (this is more for situations that include one date; after two or three I think some kind of information is in order). It wasn't someone I met online, but that doesn't matter. Get over yourself; they don't really care what you think.__DO:__Avoid citing evidence for the reasons you don't want to see the person any more.
This is not a courtroom; it's the Internet.__DON' T:__Pretend this was any more than it was. Download Glamour Magazine for your i Pad--print subscribers, it's now part of your subscription plan!
Words on a page can only tell you so much and often, they are not the best “first impressions”.
Friday morning, Gawker reprinted a 700-word breakup email sent from an OKCupid enthusiast to a woman he had gone on all of three dates with.
It is truly cringeworthy and should be read immediately as a guide for How For this discussion, we're going to put ourselves in the position of the aforementioned couple. For the sake of argument, let's say we've hooked up (whatever that means to you—maybe sex, maybe not—let's assume there's been genital touching).__DO:__Get right to the point.
In hindsight, I suppose if I had stayed active with it for a little longer MAYBE I would have encountered a “nice” guy.
I have to mention that I did get maybe a message or two from guys that seemed okay, but once I checked out their profiles, it didn’t seem like we had anything in common so I didn’t bother.