As promised, here are some tips to make sure you’re doing enough, but not too much during your first phone call or meeting with them (or the first few times). There is no need for fancy catchphrases. You can talk about anything that feels natural and let the conversation flow organically. DO: Make plans sooner […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Meet up as soon as you feel comfortable"
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"
We live in such a busy world, and the internet has made so many things easier for us, which is why online dating works so well. We can connect with tons of people we would never have access to otherwise. However, if we’re not careful, we can end up wasting a lot of time swiping […]Continue reading "Online Dating Rules: Know what you want"