Most people these days skip blind dates and simply meet people online. Why is that? Well, it is easy, often free, you don’t have to go on dozens of horrible dates to find just one person you remotely like and you can do it from the comfort of your own home. If you want to get back in the saddle and meet some single individuals, we have some tips prepared for you.
Choose the right platform
Since online dating is nothing new, today there are millions of online dating services, so you can have your pick. If you want to meet people who live in you are, choose local dating sites. Check out different websites and see which ones you should join.
Improve your profile photo
Let your picture say something about you. If you are an outdoor person, post a pic where you are enjoying some outdoor activities. If you love dogs, upload a selfie with your pet. Your photo can tell others some important things about you.
Get off your butt
Just because you are online dating doesn’t mean you can relax and wait for a perfect person to come knocking at your door. It is a good idea to get out there and start mingling. Visit places where you can meet people who share your interests. This way you will increase your chances of finding your next date.
What are your deal breakers?
You should definitely know the answer to this question before you start dating. Make a list of several deal breakers and avoid wasting precious time. Make sure they are reasonable. Blond hair cannot be your deal breaker. However, if you want kids and your potential match doesn’t, that is most surely a deal breaker.
Do an online search
Before you go on a date make sure you Google your date. This will help you stay safe when you’re meeting a stranger from the web. If you see that their other profiles don’t match the one you are familiar with, skip the date. There are a lot of con artists out there so you need to be careful.
Prepare for the date
It is important that you show them the best version of yourself, so clean up, dress nicely, show up on time, listen to your date and ask questions. Even if the first date doesn’t go well, don’t worry. You will find your match eventually.