How to write a good online dating email
“Am I not pretty enough, young enough, sexy enough, don’t live close enough, etc.
(fill in the blank with your insecurity of choice)?
Love theatre, music, dance, classic rock and great movies (especially foreign), biking in Central Park and spending quality time with friends and family.
If in doubt, it helps to draft an email, walk away and return an hour later to review it, edit it and, when satisfied, hit send.
This will halt any tendency towards verbal diarrhea and keep your match on their toes.
If you’re match isn’t interested, they either won’t respond or will send you a polite ‘Thanks, but no thanks.’ You can’t take it too personally – she or he hasn’t met you in the flesh! The key is to be open and friendly while still maintaining a bit of mystery.
Share enough to excite and intrigue your potential match, while leaving them wanting more.