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?
No woman wants to date a lap dog who agrees with everything she says.
Who she can walk all over and is just doing and saying whatever he thinks he needs to in order to be liked.
Women are easily scared away online, so you should avoid saying anything remotely controversial or predatory.
Stick to neutral subjects — like mentioning a common ground you share based on something you read in her profile.
Here’s our crash course on the DOs and DON’Ts of cyberdating.Expecting a Cameron Diaz look-alike, he was shocked to meet a morbidly obese woman in a moo-moo. On the other hand, we’ve dated men who were relieved and delighted that we simply looked like our pictures.(And believe us, we’re not Cameron.) They were grateful enough to stay through the crème brulée.DO post a recent photo, and write an honest description of yourself.One of our guy friends salivated over a picture of a pgorgeous, blonde, bikini-clad model.Unless you work in a totally male milieu – for instance, a urologists’s office, NASCAR race track, or beef ‘n’ ale house -- your quest to meet a man will take you to the Internet.The good news is that you’ll find thousands and thousands of guys online, all trolling for dates. By trying to follow the right etiquette in hopes of coming across as a “gentleman” or “good guy”, guys can actually make the opposite impression.Instead of coming across sweet and chivalrous, guys instead come across as weak and needy.Here are some of the more common mistakes guys make when trying to follow the standard dating etiquette for men, and what you should do instead.Quit being such a nice guy In an attempt to show good dating etiquette men will go out of their way to be “nice”.