Dating the second time around book
It’s a way of saying “I know you’re probably not going to write back to me, so please notice me noticing you and do the hard work for me…” If you’re interested in them, send an email already!
Much like stressing about the opener, the first email is there to get them interested enough to write back.
I’ve used a longer one in my day, but over the years, I’ve streamlined it down even further.
The structure is simple: Greeting, a little about what it is about them from their profile that you like, a question to prompt a response, a little bit about you, and then “I hope to talk to you soon.” Two or three lines for each section. But I have to know: what’s your ultimate escape from the world when you need a release? I’m always looking for a potential partner in crime…
Look, there are untold numbers of reasons why people don’t respond to online dating messages…
and they don’t necessarily have anything to do with never know.
Spending your mental energy angsting about every non-reply you get is a waste of your time.
It won’t help you get any more responses; all that will happen is that you’ll get more and more depressed before possibly giving up on online dating altogether.
Flirt to your heart’s content without even bothering to get dressed!
Unless you’ve had some form of the relationship talk, don’t be so quick to cut ties with other potential dates. Here’s one of the harsh truths about online dating: it’s a numbers game.