Before you jump in, do your homework and be prepared for a different kind of ride.You may even meet up with people who say they had a great time going out with you, and never call you again.
It’s also an easy way to blow someone off if you need to.
You’re also taking a chance that because someone can write sappy emails they’re great communicators—not necessarily.
You can’t see that tender look in the eyes, or that come hither glance.
Today’s mode of communication (texting, emailing and IM) is standard for initiating a conversation.
She is the host of Heartline Radio and a 1-minute feature “Consider This.” Her shows air on Alive In Christ Radio (Alivein Christ.com) Rita writes for numerous publications and blogs.
Her articles have appeared in Counseling Today Magazine, Thriving Family, Kyria and Life By Rita Schulte – You can’t wait to hear from that special person again. You know something is happening when you look into the eyes of that special someone and fireworks start. Is that a reason to give the idea of online dating the boot? You have to have tough skin and not take it personally. You feel like a sixteen year old in a 50 year old hormone-deprived body. That’s right, you’ve entered into a new era called online dating, where the only thing staring back at you is what someone typed. Here are a few things to consider before you take the plunge and fill out that profile: Be ready for rejection Starting and developing an online relationship is like being in High School and wanting to date the captain of the football team when your still in braces with pimples. People can click through profiles like they’ve taken an overdose of amphetamines to see who looks the hottest or who sounds the most interesting.But be cautious; don’t arrange to meet someone for the first time unless it’s in a public place. Be on the alert for someone who asks for too much personal information or money.Make sure you look closely at their profile picture too. Technology is changing the face of how we do relationships— we have to decide if we want to take the chance to change with it.Because you will probably spend some time talking over email, you’ll want to learn what to look for that may indicate problems with your potential match.