The answer to that may seem obvious, but just in case it isn’t let me say: writing a great first message in online dating is critical to success or failure in your dating life.
As I discuss in my free online dating guide, successful online dating relies in part on making great first impressions.
This discussion is primarily for sites such as where you write the online dating first message yourself (see more on how works if you’re not familiar with what I’m referring to).
If you read my online dating guide you’ll know that my first 6 months or so I had very little success.
Sometimes we can get so caught up in following “rules” that our online dating first messages don’t end up reflecting us very well and…
[Read more: Read more first email examples from my working with a reader of this site] I hope my advice here is helpful for you however I also realize success is also often easier said than done.
Writing the online dating first email is the area where I made the biggest mistakes for the longest period of time when I was dating online.
I would write overly long and, in my head, witty emails that very rarely received responses. My rule here is very simple: keep your first email very short.
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