“A dozen of his favorite movies, 17 of his favorite bands, a million examples of what he liked to eat, read, do. ’ it’s obvious all he wants to do is porn chat,” says Wendy.It was overwhelming.” The flip side of the over-sharer is the losing lothario who opens with, “Hey, are you naked right now? “That’s not just wasting my time and yours, it’s actually making me angry. He actually reads her profile and decides he might want something more; that she might be the one?Wendy, a veteran online dater from the tri-state area concurs.“It sounds stupid and elementary,” she says, “but it shocks me how many guys—especially the ones in their 20s—don’t fully read the profile.And yet, it’s a common enough gambit that gets would-be daters shot down on a regular basis.) So, don’t be distracted.Next, pay attention to the major parameters of what your potential date is looking for, and honor them.
“Just because someone looks cool and has a good sense of humor doesn’t mean that a woman who clearly states, “I’m looking for marriage and children” is going to respond well to you … ’ doesn’t cut it, but something like, ‘I can’t believe you met Ryan Gosling!Navigating the rocky road of dating and relationships is challenging enough when you're perfectly healthy.Having a degenerative disorder like multiple sclerosis (MS) can throw up additional barriers at every turn, from deciding whether to disclose your status on a first date to grappling with issues of intimacy down the road. But when you go out with someone for the first time, you don't owe that person much of anything," says clinical psychologist Rosalind Kalb, Ph D, director of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Professional Resource Center.If you want to evolve from [pagebreak] Says Nerve.com’s dating columnist Caitlin Robinson, when contacting someone, you have to put a little effort into it.It’s a sentiment that’s echoed by pretty much every woman we spoke with.“If your handle is Scooby Doo, I don’t know what your name is, so when you’re introducing yourself, please tell me your name upfront. ‘I saw your profile and found such and such really charming, or I saw that you like to hike and I just came back from hiking the Appalachian Trail.’” Adds Robinson, “Referencing her profile shows that you read all the way to the end, and care enough to pay attention.” 3.