Are Your Dating Skills a Little Rusty?

If you’ve just joined Antipodate and it’s a while since you last dated, you might be wondering whether your dating skills are a little rusty. Read on if you’d like to learn a little about the modern protocols of cyber dating.

You’re looking for love on the internet, right? Since you’re hoping to move from cyber contact to real-life dating, it’s important that your online profile highlights your good qualities, but in an honest and realistic way. For example, if you exaggerate your height in your online profile, or use an old photo that shows you as you appeared fifteen years ago, you might attract more interest from candidates who are looking for someone tall and young – but if the interest turns into disappointment on your first date then your strategy will have backfired.

In your contacts with candidates, it’s important to devote attention to their characters, interests and attributes as well as displaying your own personal qualities with some honesty. And if you can do this with a light, humorous touch, the process will feel more comfortable.

It’s simple, really: it all comes down to the old golden rule – treat others as you would like to be treated. Honesty, respect and humour will all go a long way towards attracting someone special who appreciates you for the individual you are.

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