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Want to throw out some online dating tips. One of the best ones I have heard is to not worry! You have already come this far. Registering for an online dating profile, going through the process of filtering the potential matches, and now you are ready for the date. The real date where you will actually meet the person whom you have been e-mailing the past few days. It should not matter where or how you met this person but that you are going to spend a wonderful time. Your tendency would be to try to find out as much as you can about this person. Discovery any flaws, any deal breakers. If this happens, you need to remind yourself one work, STOP!
There is no need to make or break this opportunity on the first date. Likelihood is that both of you are extremely nervous and need some time to get acquainted with each other. You do not need to bust out all the questions to weed out the demons. You also shouldn’t tackle every red flag that you may have deducted from their profile. Chances are you have some too and wouldn’t feel comfortable if divulging into that topic on your first date.
So what should you focus on when you are on an online dating date. Enjoying the moment. Enjoy the little things and that you are taking the first step to happiness. You may ask how is this possible when you don’t even know if this person is not the right person. As Thomas Edison said, “We now know 1000 ways how not to make a light bulb.” Each date you go on is an opportunity to get to know yourself and the person who will be your significant other.
So enjoy and don’t worry!