The result: a set of rules for what you should and shouldn’t say when introducing yourself. Let’s go: Netspeak, bad grammar, and bad spelling are huge turn-offs.
So, in short, it’s okay to laugh, but keep the rest of your message grammatical and punctuated.
As we all know, people normally like compliments, but when they’re used as pick-up lines, before you’ve even met in person, they inevitably feel…ew.
Besides, when you tell a woman she’s beautiful, chances are you’re not.
That’s why it’s essential during the getting-to-know-you process to be open and friendly while still maintaining a sense of mystery.
Share enough information about yourself to excite, entice, and/or intrigue your potential match, while still leaving him or her wanting more. Here’s a good rule of thumb to follow: Keep your profile answers short, succinct, and sassy.
That means accepting that part of the courtship process is a chase. If that person is not interested, he or she either won’t respond at all or will send you a polite Thanks, but no thanks. Don’t: Divulge too Much too Soon Nobody wants to read a long-winded thesis on you and your life, either in your online profile or via those initial email exchanges.