Meeting to see if there is any chemistry should not be too big a deal.
You're not monogamous just because you've been emailing each other for a couple of weeks.” Which is why, Peter adds, it’s worth meeting up as quickly as possible.
Just like meeting a stranger in real life, you have to stay safe when you’re online.
Don’t take that personally, just be honest about it.An hour or so into the date, he looks me straight in the eyes and says: ' You have got to stop touching your hair because it's driving me crazy.I don't know if I'm going to be able to control myself!“Get to the first date as quickly as possible – you only need to exchange two or three messages before you suggest meeting – you won’t know if there’s anything between you until you’re face-to-face.After all this is about dating, not emailing.” Along the way, you’ll almost certainly meet some duds.“We live in a soundbite society so the first 30 words of your profile really count,” says Peter.“Try to avoid clichés in your profile because, let’s face it, everyone wants someone who's loyal and we all like walking on the beach at sunset."I met this guy for drinks, and everything was going fine.I have a tendency to mess with my hair when I get nervous, so I start running my hands through it."I'm a lawyer, and it's a job that takes up a lot of time," she says."I didn't know how I was going to meet someone, especially when with what little free time I had I wanted to spend it with my friends." Heeding advice from friends living in New York City, Allison turned to the Internet.