Having your own wheels gives you control should the date go bad.

If a person just got out of a 10-year marriage, he/she may not be looking for anything serious at this time.

Whereas, if a person has been living single and playing the field for five years, he/she may be all-in for love.

Suddenly, they seem even more two dimensional, even if you’re trying to be diligent about reading through profiles and giving people a chance. Texting can be a convenient and flirty way to get to know your match during the early phases of dating. The reason: Your match might seem perfectly content to text forever and never get around to asking you on a date.

Here are ten things to never write in an online profile: 1. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. With the Oscars this Sunday, we were talking all things movies, and our research scientist Jonathan Beber decided to pull the data to see if there was any kind of impact. This process involves opening up, keeping a conversation going (and interesting), asking solid, engaging questions, and having the courage to ask someone out (or say yes).

This person cannot be your Mom—you know she’ll tell you that you’re better than the singers on The Voice and that you looked good in those pictures from college after you gained the freshman fifteen. I cannot count nor tell you how many times men have asked me for lingerie or bikini shots, but I can tell you they are the men I am looking to date.

Have a trusted friend or co-worker look over your profile and allow them the space to be honest. You do not have to send any photos you are not comfortable with.

Meeting and building quick rapport is so easy online and lately I’ve noticed that women all too often let their guard down, lose their common sense or abandon their self protection to a total stranger.

Reflecting back to when I was single and looking after my divorce, I’m shocked at how easily a woman WHO I DID NOT KNOW would invite me to her home (having never met me before) after a few chats via phone/email/text.

I am here to share some coaching advice and guide and support you on your online dating journey: Some dating sites are known and respected for finding love and some are notorious for attracting singles looking for action or a quick hookup.

There are no judgements here, as people are coming from different places in their love lives.

Now remember, I’m a safe guy and so are most; however, alcohol impairs our senses and the last thing you want to say in the morning is, “Why did I do that?