I can’t believe I have to say this, but based on how frequently I, and friends I know, get creep messages, it’s eternal advice.Not being a creep is actually so easy when you think of the person on the other end as a living, breathing human.
If you want to avoid a verbal slap or a reminder of our impending mortality, keep it light.
You’ve found a dating site you want to use, and you’ve created a profile, complete with your most flattering photos.
The next stage is either to sit and wait to be contacted by a potential date, or to look through the site and proactively start sending messages to potential dates yourself.
Does this human, with thoughts and feelings like mine, want or really need my opinion of them?
Would I say this in front of my parents, or theirs? Here’s a good example, taken from my personal archives, to the right.
Once your message is out there, you can’t control how it’s received.