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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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How to Start an Online Dating Conversation

Online Dating: How to Start a Conversation

You’ve found someone who could be a great match.

You find them attractive, their profile is interesting, you seem to have shared interests…what more could you want in terms of a prospective partner?

So the next step is of course sending them a message (please, don’t bother winking). And this is the point at which you may freeze up. What should you say? How should you start the conversation?

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Tips for Conversation Starters

Online Dating: Conversation Starters

She chuckles politely at your quip, and looks down at her drink. A small silence starts to develop, and a creeping panic begins to develop.

What do I say next?

What do I say whilst I’m thinking of something to say?

I’m thinking right now, and all the time that I am thinking, nothing is being said.

She must think I’m boring — that I have nothing more of value to add to the conversation.

And that silence just keeps on growing…

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How to Write Irresistible Openers

Online Dating Openers

There’s nothing quite like a good icebreaker when it comes to online dating, is there?

A perfect mix of words that engages with a potential match – something that sparks their interest. Something that they can’t help but respond to.

That’s what many think the key to online dating is – nail your opener, and you’re golden. But whilst an opener is in reality just another cog in the engine, learning to open well can make a big difference in the response rate to your first messages.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few guidelines that I like to adhere to when writing openers.

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