And this couldn’t be more true when it comes to contacting someone online.Online dating gives you a bit of an advantage in that you can strategically plan that first message so it hits home with a bit of a punch. He’d suggest dates, but plans would magically fall through.
Your mother always told you so and you never really believed it too much, but the fact is that first impressions really count.
‘Seeing the iris gives us clues as to whether you can be trusted,’ Dr Carbino explained, which kind of makes sense seeing as eyes are the windows to the soul and all that. And if you’re all too familiar with the perils of Tinder, we’ve charted the 12 most soul-destroying things about internet dating. Your Tinder profile is made up of your first name, age, photos of your choice and any pages you’ve ‘liked’ on Facebook.
You can also include your education and occupation in your bio.
So I would ping him occasionally, just enough to pique his interest and dangle the carrot of a possible relationship without ever actually following through with plans.
To use a sports metaphor (my first ever), he would be on the roster but not in play; I’d decided to bench him.