Things to talk about on an online dating site
Mention things you have in common, and ask a question or two about them.
This is where it’s important to read the person’s profile. For example, if you are a woman and you find a man interesting and he has Labrador dogs just like you, you could say something like, “Hi.
It’s far better to be yourself up front rather than tell a silly lie in the beginning, only to be found out and have a potential relationship fall apart. The last thing anyone wants is to send a message to someone and in the response, hear all about their past failed relationships, health problems, or financial woes.
You can share the doom and gloom after you get to know each other a little bit.
You definitely won’t know unless you contact them and find out. I recommend saving the instant messaging until you’ve exchanged a few emails because it gives you more time to think about what you are going to say and to get a feel for the other person.
Once you get more familiar with each other, then you can start chatting.