Men talk to women like they talk to other men,
and it falls on deaf ears (Smart
dating). Remember that
men and women have
different communication styles even online.
Can I find a serious relationship online)
Men pigeonhole themselves online with their screen names,
profiles, and their "data," eliminating all mystery and
attraction. That is why your
personal ad should create curiosity rather than tell too much.
Online dating techniques)
Men try to too hard to "sell themselves"
online, putting the
women in control. This is the wrong
strategy because women
perceive you as desperate - and no one likes to
date a loser.
talk about sex far too early, even though
there are subtle ways to get women to think and talk about it
first. Women are not
idiots - they not only
want it like you
do, they also know that eventually you will
end up in bed with her. (Related:
find a relationship online?)
Men come across as "predators," putting women on the defensive
right from the start. If you start talking trashy and act as
if you are hunting for women, remember that your competitor is
only a click away. (Related:
Men let the women be the "selectors," which is exactly the
opposite of the way things are mean to be. While she has a
right to choose what she wants, if you are positioning
yourself simply as an object to be selected, be prepared for a