Generally, putting things in writing demands greater care than spoken communication - and the speed and ease of email can be both seductive and deceptive.
Always read through your messages before you send them - keep an eye out for slips of spelling and grammar and make sure that what you have written reflects what you really want to say.
‘All the best’, or maybe something like ‘Cheers’ is probably closest to the right sort of tone.
A plethora of online dating and matchmaking agencies have emerged with this new convenient way of looking for love.
Test drive a few, up to the point of having to subscribe, before you settle for one or more to ‘subscribe’ to.
Reject any websites that mess you around with links that mislead and deceive you and use hard-sell tactics.
I used it back in my single days and found it very effective for reaching out to many people who I wouldn’t have otherwise been able to contact or interact with.
Nevertheless, deceptions do still occur and both sexes are guilty of this.
It doesn’t necessarily mean any of these things, but that’s the perception it can give.
And online dating is all about perception at the beginning.
While I may have rolled my eyes about this as a teenager (who didn’t?!
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