"My advice is this: wait as long as you can," Allen says.
Her rationale for these dating rules may seem obvious, but many people tend to forget in the heat of the moment.
Here at Meet Your Match Online we advise about a week of email contact (3-4 emails each), and a week of phone contact (2-3 phone calls), before meeting in person.
We find that this is a good amount of time in each medium to determine whether you want to proceed to the next.
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” First, whether a man has children of his own or not, there is nothing wrong with preferring to date women without children.
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For example, if the person can’t string a few sentences together in an email, you’re probably not going to click.
If they can’t hold down their end of a 10 minute phone call, it’s probably going to be an awkward first date.
Although she said he seemed like a great guy, this sent up several red flags. ) When they finally met in person, it turned out he was a nice guy, but that was it. She’d thus “wasted” about 6 weeks on someone she knew in ten minutes wasn’t going to be The One for her. If you’re doing well on the phone and email, arrange for a first date!
If you can’t stand each other over phone and email, move on!