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With the beginning of a new year, we figured there's no better time to ask online dating experts to share their tips for success.
Your odds are good during the winter: According to Lauren O'Reilly of Ok Cupid, people tend to end relationships going into the holidays and want to start fresh in the new year."Everybody starts their New Year's resolution, and a lot of times it's: Get online or go out more, proactive stuff to really meet somebody," said Jess Mc Cann, author of "You Lost Him at Hello: From Dating to 'I Do' — Secrets from One of America's Top Dating Coaches."Pressure from family members during the holidays or wishing they had someone to spend the holidays with encourages people.
According to Davis, women look for confidence in a man, and relying on emoji to show emotions doesn't exude confidence. According to Davis, when women use a smiley face in their profile, it will increase messages by 60 percent.
"For women, when they use emoji, it comes across as being warmer."Davis, however, warns women to avoid use of flowers, hearts or any emoji that seem lovey-dovey.
"It's like the text version of too much too soon."Momentum is important: "If there's going to be things that are barriers to the momentum, you want to make that clear up front," Davis said.
If you're going away, make a plan to meet up when you get back — having something to look forward to could keep a fledgling relationship from fizzling out.
You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.
Play it cool: People tend to word-vomit exactly what they're looking for in their bios: a life partner or someone to cuddle with at night.
Less is more, warns Laurie Davis, chief executive of e Flirt, an online dating consultancy."You would never say that to somebody when you first meet them at a bar, so don't say that online either," she said. Listing what you don't want in a relationship is "just going to make you look cold," she adds.
I hate to disappoint the masses, but I have to say: I had a pretty good time. (Jacklyn Collier)Be genuine: Look at a dater's profile and write to them about something specific, so they know that you're not just randomly throwing out opening lines to every single person that is on the app, Mc Cann suggests.
"If they say they're a foodie, hit them with 'so I see you're a foodie, what's the best Mexican restaurant in town? Give them something to work with: Starting a conversation with a question works best. ," which puts the pressure on the other person to come up with something to talk about.