It is important to meet early on so less time is spent talking to the wrong person and more time is spent trying to find the right one. The first date should be planned not long after communication has begun.
It is personal preference on how long to wait but there are very few reasons to delay.
You want to talk with them and if things go well meet them.
One common reason to delay a first date is due to an attempt to learn more about the other person. I found the first few minutes of the first date are worth more than dozens of emails.
If he suggests something you've never done before, try it! There will be plenty of time after your first date to share more personal information.
Online dating makes it easy to talk to people, but eventually you have to meet them in-person and carry on a conversation.
Don’t go too deep such as “What is your life ambition? ” Questions about a favorite college memory or high school activities could turn into stories that will get them talking and take the pressure off you.
Who pays and how is the money side of things negotiated?That sounds amusing but many online daters dwell on internet communication overly long. They wanted me to get the show on the road and they were right to feel that way.I made this mistake early on and now understand why a few girls, after several emails, would ask direct questions like “Is there anything else you would like me to answer? There are times where you will feel like you are communicating with a “great catch” only to realize what a mistake that was 60 seconds into the first date.After asking questions showing you are listening, feel free to share stories about yourself.Actually meeting the person you are talking to is one of the most important steps to online dating.We all love it when we are with someone who is listening to us.If we remember what they have said and can repeat it to them later, not only do we score brownie points for listening, but it will cause us to ACTUALLY listen more!During 35 years of counseling thousands of married couples, Dr.Warren observed a set of characteristics that seemed to be present in all successful relationships. After extensive research involving thousands of married couples, Dr.Research suggests that there’s a crucial threshold about six weeks into online emails where you can start to raise your expectations unrealistically high and then feel very let down if, as often happens, a face-to-face meeting proves that there’s no compatibility.As always, be aware of the dynamic of the arrangements.