How to message someone on a dating site
Contrary to what we might think, it has been demonstrated that eager replies are not perceived as a turn-off.
Rather, the faster the reply to a message, the more likely it is that communication will continue (Fiore, Taylor, Xhong, Mendelsohn, and Cheshire, 2010). Are there gender differences in who is more likely to make first contact?
Winking indicates you appreciate them getting in touch and that you’re inviting them to make further contact.
If someone has taken the time to email you and ask questions, it’s important that you reply with the same care and consideration.
In their study, Hitsch, Hortacsu and Ariely (2010) found that: When it comes to responding, Fiore et al (2010) found that males replied to more first-contact messages than females (26 percent compared to 16 percent).
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Cheeky and fun, a wink speaks volumes in the world of online dating.
You’ve found a dating site you want to use, and you’ve created a profile, complete with your most flattering photos.
The next stage is either to sit and wait to be contacted by a potential date, or to look through the site and proactively start sending messages to potential dates yourself.
If your still struggling for ideas/ making mistakes then check out our online messaging guide.
Lisa Shield is a love and relationship expert based in Los Angeles.She has a Master's degree in Spiritual Psychology and is a certified life and relationship coach with over 17 years of experience.