The rules for internet dating
If you're both interested, try to meet in person a soon as possible.If you're both local, try not to let more than a few weeks go by before meeting.You can't expect to find a lasting, loving relationship with trust and honesty unless you're honest about who you are. You want someone who loves you for YOU, and you want the same; otherwise you fall in love with what I call someone's "shadow self."Meeting someone online can be fun.
Don't use your real name (or anything that gives away your identity).To do that, "talk about yourself in anecdotes," says Gonzaga.Instead of saying that you like to cook (which plenty of people will do), describe in detail what your favorite meal to make is.And, if you're out of state or out of country, try not to let more than a couple of months pass. Meeting in 3D brings a whole different aspect to a budding relationship and let's you know if you want to continue to invest in it.3. Don't share private information right away (your address, where you work, kind of car you drive, how much money you make, where you live, etc.).I know, I know — he or she may seem wonderful, you may have gone from online flirting to talking on the phone, but be cautious until you really get to know the person and find out what their true intentions are.