, like, “a guy told me he was looking for a girlfriend by next year so he’d have someone to split rent with.” Then there was the charmer who told his date about the time he “got wasted, peed and mopped it up with his clothes, and then wore them.” Um, yeah.
, we’d like to assume you know better than to make mistakes like these.
Still, navigating the world of online dating can definitely be tricky—what kind of message is clever, but not creepy?
What the hell are you supposed to say about yourself in your profile? The scenario: “A guy sent me a message saying that he wanted to meet up for a drink, but when I asked when he was free, he said he was ‘going out of town’ for the next two weeks and that we should schedule something after.” — Andrea, 31The problem..the solution: If you tell a girl you’re “going out of town,” she’s going to assume you’re busy dating other women.
“That’s about 10 hours per day and when you add the commute, you’re left with precious little time and energy,” Peretz says.
“There’s a lot of casual dating and hooking up, but there is a dearth of deep and meaningful relationships.” Is that because we’re too picky when it comes to finding partners? We’re very goal-oriented people and that’s great in certain situations, but it’s not useful for everything, like love.
This is everywhere in the world, but I think it’s especially bad in Hong Kong.” And why do we have so many single women out there?By the time your date comes around, she’ll already have lost interest or have found someone more attentive.If you really are going away, wait until you get back to ask her out.More people are leaving it until late to get married.The median marriage age for women is 29.4 and 31.4 for men.A good rule of thumb: if you aren’t available for a date within 7 days of sending the message, don’t send it.