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Lost in Translation

Men and women commonly use Internet acronyms in their E-mails. Acronyms are abbreviations for words or groups of words formed from the initial letters of the original words. I never take the shortcut in E-mails. I am fully invested in the process, and take the time to respond to only those men who have piqued my curiosity; […]

The Worldwide “Man Market”

There are so many options in online dating to choose from these days. There are online dating sites geared to certain age groups, while other sites are specific to level of intimacy desired. For example, there are some websites that are simply for making friends, while on the other extreme there are sites for people seeking multiple […]

Online and in Life, Always be Positive, Positive, Positive

In online dating, as in all areas of your life, you always want to spread positive energy! Positive energy draws in even more positive energy. Nobody likes a Negative Nancy—and that’s not who you truly are at your core. You’re an exceptional woman, prepared to find her exceptional man. Men love happy, feminine women–everyone wants […]

Abracadabra…the “Disappearing Man” Act

Don’t be hurt when a guy from an online dating site doesn’t show any interest, or doesn’t call you back. It’s no reflection on the exceptional woman you are! Frequently in online dating, men disappear after an indication of interest, an e-mail, or sometimes even after a great date. You never know his “back story” […]

Choosing the Online Dating Site that’s Right for You

When choosing an Internet dating site, research how long it has been in business and how many current subscribers it has. Many sites show members as active who haven’t been on the site in years.  Categorically, free sites want to keep the profiles up to appear to have more users. You want to determine what […]

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Almost all online dating sites provide a feature which permits members to review a list of every user who has visited their profiles. This option to review who’s been looking at your profile shows those who have viewed your profile regardless of whether they have contacted you. Men are constantly looking at this list to […]

Accentuate the Positive—Eliminate the Negative

You always want to speak in a positive manner–whether it’s in online dating profiles, e-mails, or texts–and offline as well! Words to enhance positive emotions: Exceptional, extraordinary, jubilant, fabulous, fantastic, spectacular, wonderful, super, lively, loving, grateful, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, fulfilled, happy, gregarious, joyful, confident, exciting, smart, intelligent, courageous, thoughtful, supportive, nurturing, outstanding, caring, encouraging, phenomenal, blissful, amazing, […]

Online is “On Time”

In today’s world, if you are looking for a partner, you can’t deny online dating is an amazing resource. The Internet superhighway has turned our world into a neighborhood—an “online community.” As years pass, the dating pool gets smaller, if only because more people get married. Online, there are more fish in the pond. You can cast your […]

Which Online Dating Site is “Mr. Right”

When choosing an online dating site, research how long they have been in business and how many current subscribers they have. Many sites show members as active who haven’t been on the site in years. Categorically, free online dating sites want to keep the profiles up to appear to have more users. You want to determine […]

A Picture Says a Thousand Words

Choose four or five professional photos in different outfits and poses. Mix in a couple of great non-professional shots of you. Never, ever have pictures with your friends or an ex-boyfriend with blacked-out faces. Pictures with pets and children distract the attention from you. Scenic pictures without you in them, even those of travel destinations should be avoided. Make […]