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.I would write overly long and, in my head, witty emails that very rarely received responses. My rule here is very simple: keep your first email very short.Once, I wrote no less than two pages based on a girl’s heading to her profile. I thought I was making conversation but all I was making was a girl scared. Give anything longer than three sentences a good, hard look before sending.
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.For example, in the Profile 3, creating an invitation to have a drink that looked like a travel itinerary might work well if she had mentioned enjoying creativity or if her profile was very creative.Sometimes we can get so caught up in following “rules” that our online dating first messages don’t end up reflecting us very well and…With this type of profile, I always felt like simply asking them out on safe date in the first email is fine.There’s not too much to work with here aside from asking travel questions which, by looking at her profile, probably already happens in every email she receives. I know this looks like nothing but I’ve had success with these types of emails (my wife being the best example…although her profile was actually good!