Of course, just because you’re online dating, it doesn’t mean you should discount the chances of meeting someone offline, too.
It feels a bit more intimate.” Of course, if you’re nervous, there are other things you can do to speed up the getting-to-know-you process.
One friend tells me that, if she has a positive feeling about someone, she gives them the details of her Facebook account and switches to messaging them away from the dating site.
Now, I’m not for a moment hinting at any sinister goings-on.
The fact is – you’re unlikely to meet a con artist or lunatic.
Baldly, without meeting someone, there’s only so much information you can glean about them – knowing someone’s taste in films, music, food does not a personality make. There’s a danger of idealising them and imagining your future together before you’ve exchanged a single smile.