Besides, no lady has ever been swept off her feet by a pop-up box that says "Yo."Let's be honest: Online dating is a numbers game, and the majority of people you come across aren't going to work out for one reason or another.
So let your freak/geek/pedantic-wine-lover flag fly."My life is CRAZY.
I have AMAZING friends who love to ski and drink too much Chablis!
Relax, don't overthink it, and remember that what you're putting up is the equivalent of first-date banter.
The process is a mild inconvenience, not a confession or a trap, so just chalk it up to the cost of being proactive. This sounds like some type of Yoda koan, but try to talk about what you like, not .
It's a little weird at first, trusting a computer algorithm to pair you off.
But three weeks (and six dates) from now, you'll realize that online dating is, for better and worse, just like regular dating—and not, sadly, like ordering a pizza online. It's boring, but dating-site handles aren't eligible for the Pulitzer.
Don't just ignore her message—text her and explain directly (but gently) that it just didn't click for you. When I finally logged on, I found out that they were right: It's all of that. The number of profiles I could scroll through was overwhelming.
It was a Whole Foods of my own sexual imagination—and I was shopping on an empty stomach.
Don't call yourself any of the following: witty, ambitious, down-to-earth, or humble.
Mention a few TV shows, movies, bands, and books you enjoy, but take it easy on the esoteric poetry, eight-year-old Bay Area rap lyrics, and the word I.
You could cast a wide net and sign up for every single dating site.