And according to Spira, it should be sooner rather than later.Exchanging two or three e-mails is a good way to get a sense of each other's personality.Dating is complicated enough on its own; when you add in the confusion of online dating sites, it can be just plain intimidating. There is a technique to navigating the virtual playing field. Not to mention effective: Each day, an average of 236 people who met on e get married. So, how do you go from logging on to finding your perfect match?
Taking the Relationship Offline The time to take your relationship beyond the boundaries of the dating site will eventually come.To do that, "talk about yourself in anecdotes," says Gonzaga.Instead of saying that you like to cook (which plenty of people will do), describe in detail what your favorite meal to make is.After that, have a phone conversation—trade cell phone numbers, never home numbers.Or better yet, call him so that you won't have to give out your number at all.