Well, here we are again, back in the realm of receiving email messages from strangers.
I get it, nice guys of the online dating world, you are frustrated that you send out message after message and very rarely get a response.
But—before complaining, please consider your message from the recipient’s perspective. Does it contain anything that would compel a woman to reply? Seriously, people, SELL YOURSELVES!
“Hi, how are you?” is bland and boring.
If this is the type of message you generally send as an icebreaker, stop. Just—please—stop.
I’ve received about 5 such messages in the past 2 hours. Though it is a vast improvement over crude innuendo and brazen invitations to engage in physical intimacy, there is NOTHING to distinguish it from other such messages than the profile picture that accompanies it. Make yourself STAND OUT. Do something to show me you’ve read my profile rather than simply browsed my pictures. And please, do so in a GOOD way.
Don’t do it like these two unfortunate Ex-men:
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