Internet dating site etiquette
If, for example, a man who has a moustache gets in touch with a woman who says she doesn’t like beards, he needs to play things carefully!
Generally, putting things in writing demands greater care than spoken communication - and the speed and ease of email can be both seductive and deceptive.
One of our guy friends salivated over a picture of a gorgeous, blonde, bikini-clad model.
While most men on the Internet are just as normal as you are, you don’t want Hannibal Lecter ringing your doorbell, even if he’s carrying a box of Godiva chocolates. DO take things slowly, though the chemistry may be magnetic.
Arrange to meet him in a public place for the first couple of dates.
If you would like to take over the bill, then let the other person know beforehand, so that he or she can either suggest otherwise or just enjoy the treat.
Whatever the case, the man should budget for two people, just in case the woman is working on the assumption that she won’t by paying; this will help to avoid embarrassment.
Well, it’s worth making an effort to be on time and to have the other person’s mobile number - and the number of the place you’re meeting at (if it’s a bar or restaurant), just in case you get lost or stuck in traffic.