If falling in love has a prominent spot on your summer bucket list (or your lifetime bucket list), it’s likely that you’re planning to hit the online dating circuit pretty hard over the next few months. As much as we’re still fans of catching those first magical butterflies IRL, let’s be real: Amid the travels and festivities of this new season, it’s pretty sweet to be able to put those love-y apps to use on the off chance that you can meet a new S. In order to maximize your success rate as you seek out new potential suitors this summer and beyond, dating app Plenty of Fish (POF) recently took on an investigation of the words used by singles on the platform that are most likely to jump-start ongoing conversations. “Striking up a conversation with someone you’re interested in can be intimidating, but having proven words that [people] will respond to on a dating app makes for a great starting point! But how do I know you’re not actually a crazy cat lady who stays in all weekend to watch Bravo 24/7?Early nights in bed before 9pm aside, what is your ideal weekend like?
I get that not all girls give you stuff to work with, but there’s that quality thing again.
(or maybe not the beginning stages.) – She online dates for an ego boost and nothing more. But it’s NOT because you asked her a basic question about one of her interests. I send out messages to guys I find attractive and don’t get responses, probably because I’m not a size 0.
But wouldn’t you rather be someone who stands out than the “norm”?
They may have started dating somebody they met on that very site and just never got around to closing their account or editing their profile to indicate that they’re no longer on the market.
Ultimately it doesn’t matter: they’re never going to respond to you, so you may as well quit worrying about ’em.