Have a separate email address for online dating to help protect you from unwanted attention or persistent matches.
Don’t feel pressured into giving out personal details like your surname, address or workplace until you’ve met someone in person and established a strong connection.
When it comes to online dating, some people have a hard time separating the person they portray online and the person they are in real life.
Jacqueline Whitmore echoed my sentiments in her Elite Singles interview: I will never be convinced that splitting the bill – especially on a first date – is ever a good idea.
Would you manage a plate of snails with more panache than Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman?
Those aren’t questions you need to wrack your brains over, but when you’re online dating, little points of etiquette really can make a difference.
The truth is that displaying good manners is a necessity in any area of life.
This includes professional environments, and definitely in more personal environments, such as dating.