This advice may still be helpful for sites such as e Harmony or Chemistry.com, however these services guide the communication and there is less “emailing” early on.
Writing the online dating first email is the area where I made the biggest mistakes for the longest period of time when I was dating online.
Sure, male biology is accurate and men do love the chase, so I am not telling you to keep chasing him after you send an initial email.
You must shift the digital dating process and allow him to pursue you after initial contact.
I’m really grateful, Jane, that you made that connection between a first email and a come-hither look at a bar.
You know the intent of what you are trying to say in your head, but the because the reader cannot see your facial cues, body language, or hear the tone of voice you’re using, they may misinterpret your true meaning.