However, you don't want to lose momentum (yours or theirs) if you wait too many days to write back.If you're looking for a relationship, don’t message someone new (or even browse profiles) late at night.
For instance, the more specifics you have in your profile, the more your future partner can ask you about.
We’ve probably all “met” the online dater who messages us novellas (or maybe we used to be that person). Time and time again, friends of mine feel crushed when they build a strong rapport with someone in writing, yet when they meet, there’s no love connection.
All you need to say in writing is a couple specific things about their profile, respond to things they message you (assuming they’ve written to you), and ask a few questions (see #3).
Anyone can say they dance or read, but what kind of dancing and what kind of books?
Here’s an example straight from a guy's Ok Cupid profile: “I recently finished Augusten Burroughs’ Sellevision and just cracked open Freedom by Jonathan Franzen.