As history has it, when people defected from My Space to Facebook, that online community became a dust town.Dating sites like Ok Cupid and Plenty of Fish (POF) became more popular. Okay, it’s time to have an open and frank discussion about the battle of the sexes and the dating game.It’s far too complex, scary and difficult for mere mortals – so let’s bridge the gap by asking both men and women what doesn’t work when it comes to online dating Dating has gone digital.There is nothing inherent about initiating an email conversation that screams out “desperate”. Where most women screw up that first email contact is by taking one of two approaches: 1) telling him how great he is, or 2) explaining why you’re great and why he should write back to you. Is there something particularly energizing in the phrase, “I think we have a lot in common”?Is it really all that intriguing when he explains why he’s a good partner for you, even though you haven’t met?
I’m really grateful, Jane, that you made that connection between a first email and a come-hither look at a bar.You can get to know other members by sending mail, instant messaging and using our free chat rooms which include video chatting!Our members also have some great blogs to help you get to know them better.Perhaps my perspective here might help you when seeking your next mate on there (or not). I turned 19 and I was good with finding and meeting prospective dates on there.You were defined by how cool your My Space layout was – animated GIFs, custom CSS and your favorite embedded You Tube video.The two services used by these individuals were OKCupid and Match.com, two of the largest and most popular dating websites on the Internet.