How to Ask for a Date on a Dating Website

November 08, 2017

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How to Ask for a Date on a Dating Website


As soon as you start browsing numerous attractive profiles on a dating platform, you will certainly discover multiple individuals you would like to get to know. However, if it has been a while since your last date took place, it may seem challenging to ask somebody out. The aim of this article is to help you become more comfortable in such situations.


Once you have created a great dating profile and you have a potential partner in mind, you may feel tempted to simply relax and wait for others to get in touch with you. However, making the first step is really important for anyone who truly wants to be successful in the online dating world. In fact, starting conversations and making connections with potential partners may actually turn out to be a lot easier than you think.


Add Them to Your Favourites


Whenever you simply click the «interested in» button, you are essentially letting others know that you are indeed attracted to them. Additionally, it will also add that user to your list of favorites, which will allow you to save time, to get in touch with those users and perhaps arrange a date more easily.


Send Them a Wink


A wink is a cheeky wave directed at somebody you are attracted to. It is a straightforward and usually free method to break the ice with a total stranger. The idea behind it is rather simple – if there is mutual interest, the person may wink back or even send you a direct message. If you are curious to find out who likes your profile, it is a good idea to send them a virtual wink, thereby signalling them that you would like to get to know them better.


Send Them an E-mail


While browsing dating websites, you will see that most dates receive many messages rather frequently. Therefore, it is absolutely important that you come up with a distinct message that would truly stand out from the crowd of thousands of other users on a platform. Do your best to come up with a message that is unique and personal. Whenever you ask somebody a specific question, not only will such message draw their attention, it will also make it obvious that you have actually taken the time to read their profile. Also, it is a good idea to add a few jokes and thereby make your conversation more entertaining for both of you. Try selecting something particular in somebody's profile, and express your sincere interest or ask questions related to it. For instance, if you want to meet somebody who has a photograph of herself snowboarding and obviously interested in winter sports, why not express your interest in it and ask her questions about it?


Use Instant Messenger for Communication


Whenever you are ready to take your relationship with someone to a new level, but aren't fully prepared for a date in real life, try sending them an instant message through the Instant Messenger feature. This is a great opportunity for you to ask some questions, so make sure you come across as interesting and unique. Why not ask them about the things that are currently going on in their lives or about their personal beliefs and hobbies?


Instant messaging is a fabulous opportunity for you to determine whether you will be able to enjoy an effortless conversation whenever you meet up in person and whether you could remain friends even if your romantic relationship does not work out in the end. Furthermore, it is a fantastic opportunity for you to elaborate on the stuff you have written in your profile and reveal to them how interesting and unusual you truly are.


Once you feel entirely ready to ask somebody out for a date, make it as straightforward as possible. Also, do not hesitate to be the one who suggests where your date will take place. It is best to select a public place where you will be comfortable and safe. It would be even better if you could come up with a place you have been to before so that it would allow both of you to concentrate on your date.