Always take the high road, even if you're feeling low.Wishing you much love and joy in cyberspace, or wherever you may roam.
Little-by-little, finding love online ends up moving down on the totem pole on your list of daily activities. If you're already on a mainstream site, why not take your profile and associated photos and post them on a niche site that focuses on some of your passions?Here are five simple dating resolutions I think you'll be able to keep, while casting your wide net. With Internet dating, joining two sites is better than staying on one.Before you push the send button or ignore his or her texts, read these tips on how to end the relationship without a digital twist. I recommend making a list of what you like and don't like about your current steady sweetheart and see which column is longer. Find your closest confidant and discuss your feelings with him or her before you do the deed. If you were comfortable enough to sleep with him or her, you should find it in your heart to be comfortable enough to have the convo. Insecurity will emerge and both of you will wonder what the other is doing when they're not with you. In my blog on The Huffington Post, "It's Not Complicated: How to Handle a Breakup on Facebook," I wrote about the new Facebook tools, which allows you to see less of your former flame, by preventing his or her status updates and posts to appear in your feed and helps you easily untag yourself from photos of the two of you together.Seeing your deal-breakers in black and white takes the emotions out of a premature breakup. Show your friend your list and ask them if they think you're overreacting to his nail biting habit or her obsessiveness with texting during a date. While it's true that giving your partner space is healthy in a relationship, instead of smothering him or her, if the space is permission to paint the town red and post it on social media in the arms of another, it's going to go down badly. I suggest you read it and make the decision mutually as to whether you will unfriend each other on social media.It may be a time for a new beginning for both of you. Julie Spira is a top online dating expert and the author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating and The Rules of Netiquette.
Remember, the period from New Year's through Valentine's Day is filled with brand new profiles of singles looking for love online for the first time. You need to play to win, or in this case, log on to find love. She creates irresistible profiles for singles on the dating scene.If your Inbox is empty, go ahead and see which profiles the sites have matched you up with. Depending on your age and the site, often 10 outbound emails might result in only one response. Why not find one of your favorite shots and add it to your dating profile to keep it fresh?Notice who has viewed your profile, winked or flirted with you and take the time to respond. Do you really think the odds are much different while looking for your dream job? Try to find at least five people every day you'd like to connect with, or at least enjoy their conversation. Take it a step further and post a new event that you're excited to be attending or add in your favorite quote. Did you get too busy during the year with day-to-day activities or did your relationship recently run its course?Online dating has not only gone mainstream, but one couple who met on e Harmony got married on the Love Float at the Rose Parade on New Year's Day.With a New Year, and perhaps a not-so-happy holiday in the romance department, online dating sites are seeing a surge in sign-ups that will typically go through Valentine's Day.Staring at his Instagram feeds and monitoring her check-ins will make you sick, online and IRL.