Have you ever shown your online dating profile to a friend? Get any solid feedback? Cause the truth is, writing a successful online dating profile can be a lot harder than one suspects. Worse still, you can unknowingly be turning off the opposite sex! Take my client Nancy as an example. Late thirties, divorced with [...]
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As I continue to wade through the vast sea of online dating, I find myself feeling impatient with myself. Not because I want a man pronto, but because I’m STILL not sure what ‘type’ of man I like. And I wonder, Did I get a chameleon chromosone at birth? Or do I simply have no idea what [...]
I started online dating about six months into my separation. And when my ex-husband found out, it was an ‘awkward’ moment: He was in my office and asked me which site I was on (he knew all the site names, for whatever reason). He then told me to pull up my profile, (which I did, [...]
Yesterday, I received an email from a newly-separated woman who’d recently signed up on a dating site. She wrote: “I read your article that said you don’t spend a lot of time talking to prospective dates on the phone or IM because you find it sets up false expectations. My concern is that I’m going to meet [...]
A friend of mine recently asked me this question, and I’m curious as to what you think: If you talk to a prospective online date a lot by phone or IM, can it spoil the in-person meeting? My personal opinion? Yes, it can. Now don’t get me wrong – I always pre-screen a man once or twice by phone or through [...]
We had just started chatting via Instant Messenger. Conversation was flowing nicely. Friendly, polite, he had good spelling (which I look for) . And THEN… Then I told him I have three kids. A pause. A really long pause. Then his ‘probing’ began.