We had such a good connection…” To that end, we’ve laid out some of your most pressing etiquette questions—and got the right way to handle them according to experts.
Q: If someone contacts you and you’re not interested, do you owe the person a response?
“I call that ‘poofing’ and it’s really nasty,” says Lasky. This person deserves the same courtesy you’d give anyone who made an extra effort to meet you.
Q: At what point in dating is it still OK to end things by email and when do you owe them more, like a phone call or face-to-face?
There’s no need to take your profile down, however, until you want to see this person exclusively.
This method might work sometimes but it limits your chances of creating a real connection.A: “By leaving it up, you’re sending a message,” warns Lasky.And it’s one that online daters often don’t like to hear: that the person they’re dating is still open to meeting new love interests.” Instead, get to the heart of the matter and say, “I really like you and would like to see you exclusively. It’s fast, easy, convenient, and there’s a never-ending stream of singles at your disposal. But wait, is online dating really everything it’s cracked up to be?