Writing an Online Profile

    Writing an online profile has become one of the most challenging things to do. I have many pretty, smart, successful, funny friends, that have accomplished many things in their lives, but writing a good online profile is just something they don't know how to do. One Saturday night I decided to sit them down and let them see just how funny some of the online profiles are. By the end of the evening, our tummy muscles had a wonderful work out. Here are a few things we learned that Read more [...]

A Perspicacious Dater vs. A Serial Dater

    Just what is a Perspicacious Dater? A Perspicacious Dater has keen mental perception and an understanding they are discerning. If there is no spark, perspicacious daters do not believe in wasting each other’s time. They do understand no one is perfect on a first date including themselves. If there is even a small spark, they will see where that leads. Sometimes it may just lead to having a new friend or a wonderful relationship. In the world of Internet Dating, perspicacious daters Read more [...]

Setting Up an Email Account to Use With People You Meet Online

  Many people do not notice that your personal information will show up when you Instant Message (IM) or send emails. They assume that the only information available is your email address. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Go into your emails and look all over the page not just the email message. In Google at the top right side of the page, you will see the sender’s information, and there might even be a photo. That is why many people you meet online, will ask you to IM them on Yahoo, Read more [...]

Netiquette

          Just like etiquette when dating, there is netiquette with online dating. You cannot have one rule for yourself and another for your date and then expect everything to be fine! When dating online please keep these things in mind and your experience will go much better. DO NOT ever give out any of your personal information. Make an email account just for dating and when you sign up or create this email, do not use any personal information or link it to any Read more [...]

Think before you tell your date too much about your children

  Always remember that initially the person you are dating is most likely a stranger. No matter how trustworthy they sound, you need to be careful not to give out too much personal information. This especially goes for information regarding your children. If you come to realize that you are dating an unsavory character, you will probably regret telling that person about your kids school, schedule, activities, and so on. Think before you tell your date too much about your children. When referring Read more [...]

Having Your Smart Phone Work for You

They passed the email stage of getting to know you and you feel comfortable giving them your cell phone number, let your smart phone help you. Smart phones have many areas in the address book you can put information about the person. Here are a few things I do, and it has served me very well over time.   Start by putting the person’s name in, first name in its location. The last name is a little different;  first put in the last name then follow it with where I meet him and his username Read more [...]

Let the Restaurant Help You

      I have written this from a woman’s perspective, but the same idea holds true for a man. I know men do not think as much as women do regarding their own safety. If you could hear some of the stories that men have told me through the years, you would understand men are at risk also. Gender has nothing to do with if the persons intent or desire is to cause harm to another.  Let the restaurant help you on your next date.   When meeting someone for a first date, I recommend Read more [...]