What do you want from dating? When people start using dating apps, they’re usually looking for one of three things: a relationship, casual dating, or something else. Some people don’t really know what they want and just hope that the right situation will present itself when they meet someone special. Others have their hearts set […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Be honest and transparent"
Why did you sign up for a dating app? To find someone to date, of course. And if you’re anything like the average person, then that means that one out of every four or five people you end up chatting with is going to pique your interest enough to want to meet IRL (in real […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Don’t bite off more than you can chew"
On OkCupid, we use an algorithm to determine compatibility. It’s wrong as much as it’s right and sometimes people who would be a good match don’t show up as such. However, there are times when two people could be very compatible but one person is shown as incompatible. There’s not anything we can do about […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Don’t bother with people who aren’t interested in you"
Your goal is to attract someone who you’d like as a potential love interest, so it’s important that your profile speaks to the type of person you’re looking for. “People tend to write their profiles with a general audience in mind because they want a certain number of matches,” Milrad says. But if you want […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Write a profile that mirrors what you want"