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Online Dating: Making the First Move

Once you’ve taken that all important first step and signed up to an online dating site, you’ll be feeling more than a little enthused. You create a great profile, add some photographs, and start browsing. But where to next? If you’re not receiving any correspondence it doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with your profile (or you), it might just be that you may not have caught the attention of others. In this case it might pay to take the first step.

As scary as that might sound, don’t hide – somebody has to make the first move! You’ve already invested time and effort into getting to this stage, so you may as well be making the most of it. It’s often the case that some profiles are missed amongst all those on offer. So take a chance and let others know you’re there.

If you send an email to someone who’s caught your eye, it’s your chance to make direct contact. And as you’ve already read their profile, you have a head start. Simply introduce yourself and perhaps ask a question based on their information.

Keep it short and simple. The email is simply a way to introduce yourself and encourage them to view your profile and return the correspondance.

So don’t be shy when it comes to making the first move in online dating. You’re there for a reason, and if you simply sit back and wait, you may miss out on what could have been the first hello in a lifetime of conversations.

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