After their first date, she asked if Andrew wanted to come see her barn and her apartment. Six months into their relationship, Andrew is proof that a little moxie goes a long way.Christian Rudder, co-founder Ok Cupid.com, is brutally honest.
The cardinal rule of online dating, he says, is to be “really, really hot.” In fairness, “hot” is subjective.
But it’s likely you know your own hottest look, so use it.
“For them, pictures come first, because they’re so visual, and for good adaptive reason,” says Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and Match.com’s chief scientific adviser.
And if you’re one of the 90 million singles in America, you can do it online.
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