How to date while the world is ending:
Stories from the front line
Online dating is difficult enough as is. Add an international Pandemic and what could be worse? How do we keep the momentum of dating exciting and allow the positive aspects of our lives to continue --- in a less conventional and strange new way?!?!
As someone that has been dating on and off for years, I could write a book on the experiences, successes and insane failures I have been a part of in this crazy world of dating. Through my own creativity, research and other single friends, I wanted to help share some of the virtual date rules I've followed and some ideas that have paved the way for a third, fourth and even fifth date without having met in person.
We are in this together! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org - I encourage you to share your experiences, successes, fails with all of us to keep our energy high and momentum to meeting someone great while we all navigate this strange new world.
Tips/Tricks: Profile Pictures & Profile Writing
Whether you are new to online dating or a veteran, there are always great ways to ensure your profile is noticed in a positive way. We also know that there are plenty of people on these apps that clearly do not care what they are posting. If you want to match with the hotties you have your eyes on, here are the top do's and don'ts when you are posting your profile or giving it a new facelift:
No One Wants a PenPal!
Decoding the Texting Convo
Texting has the power to be a good thing. But, issues crop up when texting is your main mode of communication. In some instances, they pour their heart out for two weeks, but they never follow through with an actual in person date. Or, a first date happens, you have the time of your life but texting becomes the only way you are getting to know each other without additional initiation for a second date.
Fun Ideas and Things to Do
Many single people are finding the benefits of social distancing because suitors are now being forced to focus on getting to know each other instead of just getting drunk or getting naked:
WARNING: some of these are blunt and honest
but it forced me to change my perspective.
Embrace our new normal and find something you actually love covering your beautiful face.