Email etiquette and dating
Fortunately, a number of Christian dating services, like e Harmony and Christian Cafe take care of this potential problem by providing “inhouse” email and messaging systems for members to use. And remember the goal is to attract a potential soulmate, not repel them. Email Etiquette Tip #3: Have Something to Say Whether you are meeting face to face or through email, having good conversation starter skills will help you connect with the other person, while helping you ascertain whether they are a match for you as well.
Email Etiquette Tip #2: Speak the Truth in Love As single Christians, remember that the foundation for all of our emails and online communications should be speaking the truth in love (Eph. This means you should write your email in the same easygoing way that you would speak to people in person.
Our exclusive interview with Anna Post, great-great-granddaughter of late etiquette guru Emily Post. Before becoming Facebook friends, you should have a conversation about your relationship and about whether it's okay to friend each other. And of course, never share other peoples' personal information online, whether it's private photos or something they've said to you in confidence.10. If you're still unsure about whether you're representing yourself well, whether it's in your social media or online dating profile, "take a look in the digital mirror," said Post.
According to a new survey from Intel, nine out of 10 U. adults feel that others divulge too much information about themselves online, and 88 percent said they wish people "thought more about how others will perceive them when sharing information online." However, the same survey found that 33 percent of people are more comfortable sharing information online than off. You may play up different parts of your personality in different places, but make sure it all sounds like one person. When you first meet someone through an online dating website, you want to exchange a few emails before you meet them in person — say two to five. When getting to know each other in those first few emails, you want to give your best impression of yourself. "If you feel too awkward to talk about it, that's not a good sign," Post said.9. If you're going to put up any type of photo that implies you're in a relationship, you have to be 100 percent sure you're in a relationship. Have a friend look at your profile and ask: "Does it really sound like me?
Perfect timing, since it's National Etiquette Week! Instead, look for common connections, which are usually positive and not divisive, such as activities you can do together when you do meet.