Nicknames for online dating
Aiming to short-circuit this cycle, "e-flirt expert" Laurie Davis' hyperprescriptive 1.Play the Field"It's important to be in more than one community," Davis says."That's like saying, 'I like sleeping and breathing.'" 4) Stick with the truth.Typically, men lie about their height and women about their weight.Choose three new people to e-mail a day until you have a full roster of prospects, Davis advises, and take it off-line quickly—a date should be set up in six or fewer e-mails.1) Pick a mature (not silly or arrogant) screen name.Upload seven, instructs Davis, who actually : "(1) close-up, (2) full-length, (3) close-up, (4) action shot, (5) full-length, (6) close-up, (7) action shot." Webb praises one sought-after woman's photo because "her hair and makeup didn't look overdone, but she had definitely spent time on both." In a study by the University of Rochester, women wearing red were found to be more attractive—yes, that old chestnut—and OKCupid reports that women get the most messages when their expression is flirty and their gaze is directed at the camera.
Choose Your Targets"It's impossible to message or date one person at a time," Davis writes.
Instead, focus on attributes that would specifically appeal to you, such as 'thrill seeker'."5.
Beware of Red Flags Psychologists at the University of Wisconsin at Madison found that online daters who used fewer first-person pronouns—presumably to avoid spelling out who they really are—were more likely to be lying.
And, according to Davis, when a man says "I hate drama," he means he has plenty already; "ready to move on" implies that he's not; the words 6.
Make Contact Webb suggests keeping messages brief—98 words each, ideally—and individualized to each recipient: Ask yourself, What do I like about him?At 30, after a breakup that involved spotting her boyfriend draped around another woman, digital strategist Amy Webb decided to try meeting men online.