In the last several years, online dating has become a fairly popular activity in the Western world. There are literally hundreds of potential dates available to you at the click of a mouse.And it’s like being out at the bar, except that you can log on without being exhausted at work the next day.However, you have to avoid doing that, as you really don’t know when or where you’ll come across them next.Even if you’re not interested in another rendezvous, call or text your date a thank-you the next day.
You certainly don’t want to come across it, in all its glory, the day before an important job interview.
[Read: 14 signs you’re ruining your first date without even realizing it! The fact that this even needs to be mentioned may surprise you, but on various online forums, you will find many stories about dates who have shown up in dirty clothes, with unbrushed hair, or reeking of body odor.
Don’t be one of those people, even if you happen to work at a messy job.
There are few things more devastating than talking to a person on the internet for ages, building up a friendship and a fantasy of what you think they’re like, and then having your dreams dashed when you finally meet them.
[Read: The 11 biggest dating turn offs for men] #2 Agree to go to a guy or girl’s home on the first date. Under most circumstances, you’ll have no real idea whether your date is trustworthy.