If it’s just their dazzling smile or their sparkly blue eyes, that’s fine!
If their profile made you laugh out loud in the middle of Tesco, say it.
Anyone who’s ever dated online has had that moment – the blinking cursor, the empty text box, the racing heart, and the brain so temporarily empty, it has tumbleweed running through it. Make yourself a soothing cup of tea, and we’ll talk about how to do it right.
If you despaired of ever meeting a woman who loved football (even if you question her choice of team), say it.The easiest way to start a conversation with anyone new is to ask a question, so include one.Use that scientific discovery to your own advantage, by starting your email with a “Hello [Username]” and not a non-specific “Hi.” If you want to create a feeling of warmth, shorten their name, use its initials, or create a nickname based on one of their interests. Everyone loves to read about themselves, so don’t begin your message by launching straight in about you.Instead, start by saying what caught your eye about their profile.
Struggling to think of the right thing to say to an attractive match?Here’s match.com’s relationship expert Kate Taylor with dating advice on how to give great copy.