So refrain from the likes of ‘hi beautiful’, ‘you look nice’ and ‘let’s chat’, and put together a thought-out message that won’t end up in the trash.
Something that says ‘Hey, I took the time to read your profile, we seem to have things in common and I’d like to know more about you, if you like my profile too’ (not literally though! How to say ‘thanks, but no thanks’If you were approached in a bar by someone you weren’t that interested in you wouldn’t just ignore them, would you?
With dating comes an unwritten code of behaviour, which is more commonly known as ‘Dating Etiquette’.
The internet may have revolutionised age-old rituals of courtship and created an entirely new etiquette for online dating, but just because you’re sat behind a computer, doesn’t mean you should abandon them altogether.
Simply be polite and let them down gently by saying ‘sorry, you’re out of my age range’ or ‘I’m looking for someone who lives a little closer’ and then wish them well in their continued search.
How to cope if you get the ‘thanks, but no thanks’ message From time to time you may receive the odd ‘thanks, but no thanks’. Rejection is never easy for anyone to take, but it does happen to everyone at some point in their lives.
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And don’t ask other people for their personal details.
Let them volunteer the information when they feel safe and ready to do so.
The best thing to do here it is to talk it through with your new partner.
As you both met online you will both be in the same predicament, so talk it through together and make a joint decision.
The obvious response to this message is ‘no’, because quite frankly, if ‘wanna chat’ is the best you can come up with in an attempt to stand out from the competition then you're going to get nowhere fast.