Archive for July, 2012
Preparing for your first date with someone you’ve never met can be pretty nerve-wracking, so we asked around to find out what pre-date rituals friends and family perform to make them feel at their best. Luckily nobody mentioned any Something About Mary style preparations, so what were the most common answers? › Continue reading
So… you’ve arranged a first date with someone you’ve met online and it’s all going rather well, so well in fact that you would like to meet up again. How long should you wait before asking about arranging a second date? We discuss the pros and cons of each situation to help you to make up your mind. › Continue reading
Here the most important things to consider when updating your profile text:
Make sure your dating status is correct
Muddy Matches isn’t just about finding a romantic partner, however if you are in a relationship, please make sure that your profile reflects this!
If you have recently started dating, but are unsure whether it will work out, you can always hide your profile in the ‘My Account’ section on Muddy Matches and re-activate it later if you wish to use the site for dating again.
If you really don’t want to be on a dating site anymore, find out how to remove your profile from the site, as there’s nothing worse than contacting someone, only to find that they aren’t interested in dating anyone. To remove your profile from Muddy Matches, take a look at our FAQs. › Continue reading
If you’ve been on a dating site for a while, or have recently re-activated your account, it might be time for you to think about re-vamping your profile. In this blog post we’ll look into ways to update your photos and reasons why you might wish to do so.
We’ve already written about how important it is to add a photo to your online dating profile, but it is also important to keep those photos fresh! As a general rule, we recommend that you try to add a clear main photo and a selection of additional photos that tell people more about you.
When choosing your photos you might wish to consider: › Continue reading
In our last post we discussed why you should broaden your search to include members from further afield, but how do you go about meeting them for the first time?
Meet in the middle
If you’ve agreed to meet with someone who doesn’t live nearby, try to find a central point, so that you both have a similar distance to travel and don’t end up feeling like one of you has had to make more of an effort. Meetways is a handy tool for finding a middle point such as a pub or café.
You’ve probably heard it a thousand times before, but always make sure you meet in a public place and let a friend know where you’re going. For more information about keeping safe, look at our safety advice page. › Continue reading