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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.I guess that's me 'living in the moment.' God, I'm such a dork.""Why do we connect?What causes solitary beings to want so desperately to be close to one another? I enjoy tandem bicycle rides.""How would I describe myself?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.Here's your getaway plan for every step along the way.
Escaping...a bad first date: Dinner is too much of a time commitment and coffee is for work associates, so you're asking her to have a drink with you.It's a little weird at first, trusting a computer algorithm to pair you off.