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Should You Email an Unresponsive Match?

A stormtrooper with a love letter.

Anyone who’s dabbled in online dating has been in this position. You’ve found a good match — a box-ticker. They’re attractive, smart, funny, and they share your bizarre love of antique teacups. What’s more, when you message them they reply! Who knew online dating could be so easy?

You reply in earnest. But then there is an ominous silence. Hours pass; then days. Your initial excitement is replaced with disappointment. After all, there can only be so many great matches and this guy or girl certainly seemed to be one of them.

At this stage the temptation to message them again can be pretty strong, but you may be hesitant to do so at the risk of seeming desperate. The question therefore is, should you email an unresponsive match?

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How to Reject Someone

Stop Sign

Rejection is rarely much fun for either party involved. It’s never nice to be on the receiving end and is awkward and unpleasant to dish out for most people.

However, it’s not really something you can avoid (nor should you). Continuing to engage with someone on a dating site with whom you have no intention of taking things further is a far more cruel thing to do than the rejection itself.

So with the above said, how should you reject someone on an online dating site?

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Why Don’t Girls Respond?

A hanging telephone

There are few things worse than sending out a bunch of messages via an online dating site and getting no replies. After all, you’re on a dating site to date — if you can’t even strike up a reciprocal conversation, what hope do you have of taking things to the next level?

But online dating definitely is for everyone — you’re not the failing exception that proves the rule. If you are struggling to get a response to your messages, you probably just need to make some minor tweaks to your approach in order to boost the response rate.

So if anyone can succeed with online dating, why don’t girls respond to your messages?

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How to Get a Response From Your Dream Match

How to Get a Response From Your Dream Match

There are times where you will come across a profile that you really like — a real box-ticker.

Good looking? Check. Shared interests? Check. Intelligent? Check. Funny? Check. Well-educated? Check. This is someone who you could have a real connection with.

Of course, you can’t make any sweeping assumptions from just a profile and some photos, but you feel as good about this match as you have about any.

Now all you need to do is send the kind of message that will attract a response. Easy, right?

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Why No One Wants You

Why No One Wants You

Online dating can be a pretty lonely experience.

If you’ve gone to the trouble of creating a profile and have sent a few messages out and received no responses, it is all too easy to feel dejected and want to give up.

This lack of success can prevail, despite your best efforts. But even if you have been trying online dating for weeks or even months without success, do not fret — you can turn things around.

Ultimately, you shouldn’t doubt yourself. What you should doubt is your approach to online dating. Because believe me — there isn’t anything wrong with you. The key is to analyze what you’re getting wrong in your profile and your communication. Once you “fix” any key fundamental issues with your approach, and understand what it takes to succeed with online dating, you’ll be on the right track in no time.

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