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A picture-less ad says: “I am so ugly I didn’t want to risk a photo,” “I am married,” or “I am on the run from Broadmoor.” Everyone who likes your main photo will want to see more. Whether you’re a man or a woman, a photo with your shirt off makes you look desperate and/or only interested in sex. This is a cruel fact of life for online dating beginners, especially men. Likewise, you won’t “keep them keen” by making them wait days for a reply. Don’t allow an email conversation to drag on for weeks without a date.

If they are interested, they’ll be happy that you called.

You want to make sure you date knows that they have your full attention.

If if your phone is out and you're not texting, you're conveying to them that something else is way more important. When you find yourself in the middle of a pregnant silence simply saying something like, "Wow. I'm sure there will be even more awkward silences to come," is actually the kindest thing to do. The first date is the place to bring up what you're expectations are for the future.

See it all as experience, not as proof that you’re a loser (or that everyone else is a loser).

Learn from your bad and boring dates and try again.

Second, they sound like an exact description of the writer’s ex.

Don’t even think about posting a dating advert without a photo. You meet, and the blood drains from their face as they realise that your photo was taken 10 years, five stone and 500 wrinkles ago. You don’t have to write someone an epic love letter (please don’t) – just pick out a couple of appealing points in their ad and write a quick intro email. Some rookies assume that they must answer every email, even if it’s “thanks, but no thanks”. “Thanks but no thanks” can feel more hurtful than no reply.

If they’re not interested, at least you’ll know – and you can move on to the next date.