It doesn’t matter if you’re in your 20s and you’re interested in a woman in her 40s, but if the person you’re contacting clearly says in her profile that she’s looking for someone 35 to 45, and you aren’t even close, again, don’t waste your time, and don’t waste hers.” Next: Making contact [pagebreak] Bearing the Cardinal Rule in mind, once you’ve found the potential girl of your dreams and you’re ready to make contact, Robinson advises that you treat your initial message like an opening line at a bar. Was it hard to form sentences around someone so attractive?’ is more likely to lead to a real conversation.” Wendy, who actually posts to her Facebook status every time something absurd happens in her online dating saga, has developed her own three-pronged, winning formula that she both uses and responds to for contacting potential dates: 1. “You’d be surprised at how many people neglect to tell you their name,” she sighs. “Reference what it was that made you think you and she might have something in common that made you want to reach out to them.
Run by The Dating Lab who have years of experience in online dating, our unique and intelligent two-way matching feature ensures our match-making isnt just skin deep.If you want to evolve from [pagebreak] Says Nerve.com’s dating columnist Caitlin Robinson, when contacting someone, you have to put a little effort into it.It’s a sentiment that’s echoed by pretty much every woman we spoke with.Wendy, a veteran online dater from the tri-state area concurs.
“It sounds stupid and elementary,” she says, “but it shocks me how many guys—especially the ones in their 20s—don’t fully read the profile.
“What I would honestly tell you, flat out, is that just because don’t care,” says Wendy.