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Some technical tips about online dating

This column is scheduled to be printed the week of St. Valentine’s Day so maybe this would be a good occasion on which to touch on the subject of online dating sites.

If you are looking to meet someone it is hard to ignore the statistics showing that today one-third of couples say they met online.  If you would like to meet someone going online could be a good move; this is proactive and forward-thinking, but you should be careful to avoid some things with the potential to undermine your online dating experience.

Studies indicate that men lie most about their age, height, or income while women lie most about their weight, physical build, and age.  And one of the worst compliments anyone can receive on a first date is “Gee, you must be really good with PhotoShop!”  But rather than going any further on this track, I will turn to some technical tips.

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