There are several reasons I’m for short first emails.
With online dating, the first message can make or break your chances of a successful first date.
For this discussion refers to your first message in online dating.
I spent too much time blindly follow good-intentioned advice and not thinking for myself early on when dating online.
So better to listen to your gut and break any “rules” (such as keeping the email short) when you think it would work to your favor.
How important is it to write a good online dating first email?
The answer to that may seem obvious, but just in case it isn’t let me say: writing a great first message in online dating is critical to success or failure in your dating life.
You can learn more details on my thoughts on this service in my article on How e Harmony Works.
No matter what service you choose, I hope my advice here will help you with your first messages.
This advice may still be helpful for sites such as e Harmony or Chemistry.com, however these services guide the communication and there is less “emailing” early on.
Writing the online dating first email is the area where I made the biggest mistakes for the longest period of time when I was dating online.
If you continue to struggle writing your first emails or struggle with getting responses with a service like this, trying a service like e Harmony might be helpful. e Harmony operates in a different way where they control much of the early communication for you.
I have discussed the features of this service a lot on my site so I don’t want to cover all of that again here but I will point out that: , while I met my wife using I felt that it was e Harmony that really helped me become more comfortable with online dating.
With this type of profile, I always felt like simply asking them out on safe date in the first email is fine.