Part 1: Getting Started
1.You are only single because you have not met the right partner.
2.On-line dating works simply because it is a large meeting place.
3.Expect things to be at times difficult.
4.Accept the fact that there are some rules.
5.Learn how to enjoy it.
6.Know why you want to try on-line dating.
7.Only go dating if you are ready to go out with someone.
8.Internet dating sites are a cross section of society.
9.There are very few stalkers out there.
10.Write down your goal.
11.Believe in the power of numbers.
12.Choose your website with care.
13.Only use one website at a time.
14.A picture tells a thousand words.
15.Know when is the best time to change your pictures.
16.Write a winning profile.
17.Get a makeover
18.Let your feet do the talking.
19.The science of attractiveness.
20.It matters how far away people live.
21.Set you own rules.
22.Know who to avoid on-line
23.Know whether people are looking for a relationship or just sex.
24.Most people who are still on-line will be looking for a partner.
25.Learn how to read between the lines when looking at people's profiles.
Part 2: Email Etiquette.
26.Dating emails are an art.
27.You don't have to reply to every email you receive.
28.Don't expect a response to every email.
29.You can email several different people at the same time.
30.Don't worry too much if people suddenly stop emailing you.
31.Never chase emails.
32.Send emails with questions.
33.Learn how to read people from their email chat.
34.Emails are more productive than winks, but take longer to send.
35.Don't send boring emails.
36.Email the really good-looking people if you dare.
37.Take precautions before meeting someone new.
38.Find out enough about your date before meeting them.
39.Don't email too long before meeting up.
Part 3: The First Date
40.Be confident and ask for the first date.
41.Know what your look should be on your first date.
42.Pick a good place to meet on your first date.
43.Don't meet your date at either of your houses.
44.Find a good place to go on your first date.
45.Double dates are OK if you fancy it.
46.Don't be terrified on your first date.
47.Don't be ill on your first date, but if you are don't cancel it!
48.Know what your date looks like.
49.On time is on time!
50.Don't worry about being stood up.
51.Switch off that mobile phone.
52.Tell the truth.
53.Trust your own judgement.
54.Assume people are honest unless they prove you otherwise.
56.Your date will probably look better in reality than their pictures.
57.Know what to talk about on a first date.
58.Know what not to talk about on a first date.
59.If you have children be upfront about it.
60.Know how to make your date like you.
61.Take a real interest in what your date says.
62.Take a real interest in how your date looks.
63.Know how to tell if someone likes you.
65.Don't worry if your date is not going well.
66.Don't argue over who pays.