Here's a look at a few dating trends, studies, and statistics that may help improve your love life, both on and offline.
That led to a lot of frustration, so I started to keep track of my own behavior in order to figure out what, if anything, I was doing wrong.
This can be a little daunting because you want to say the right thing, avoid saying too much or too little, and do whatever you can to get a reply.
If a statistic suggests a person who loves zucchini will also hate every cat owner she meets (note: this is not true at all), you don't want to spend your life running away every time a date has a photo of a kitty in his or her wallet.
Statistics and studies can be fascinating, illuminating, and helpful, but it's easy to take them too far.
OKCupid did a little analysis of which first messages receive the most replies and what they have in common.First, write well and avoid netspeak like "ur" and "wat." Second, avoid missing apostrophes and simple misspellings.