Because reproduction poses a greater risk to females, they have evolved to be more cautious and judicious during interactions with males.Other Factors Influencing First Contact Hitsch and colleagues (2010) also found that: them in terms of attractiveness.Three sentences are all you need to write in a first message.This establishes your interest and initiates conversation.When it comes to sending messages many people freak out.They want to say online dating sites give you profiles to work with.Contrary to what we might think, it has been demonstrated that eager replies are not perceived as a turn-off.Rather, the faster the reply to a message, the more likely it is that communication will continue (Fiore, Taylor, Xhong, Mendelsohn, and Cheshire, 2010). Are there gender differences in who is more likely to make first contact?
About the Author: Krystal Baugher Krystal Baugher lives in Denver, Colorado.
You’ve found a dating site you want to use, and you’ve created a profile, complete with your most flattering photos.
The next stage is either to sit and wait to be contacted by a potential date, or to look through the site and proactively start sending messages to potential dates yourself.
Thus making an introduction easier and far less intimidating.
If rejection happens it’s not as personal or awkward (usually).