What the hell are you supposed to say about yourself in your profile? [pagebreak] OUT-OF-TOWN AND OUT OF TOUCH The scenario: “A guy sent me a message saying that he wanted to meet up for a drink, but when I asked when he was free, he said he was ‘going out of town’ for the next two weeks and that we should schedule something after.” — Andrea, 31 The problem..the solution: If you tell a girl you’re “going out of town,” she’s going to assume you’re busy dating other women.By the time your date comes around, she’ll already have lost interest or have found someone more attentive.
Play by these new rules and you’ll score again and again. Trouble is, you’d end up hooking a lot of fish you had no appetite for.Women are easily scared away online, so you should avoid saying anything remotely controversial or predatory.Stick to neutral subjects — like mentioning a common ground you share based on something you read in her profile.Pick a place you are familiar with in a well-traveled neighborhood or place, like a mall, so if there is a problem, there are a lot of people around and you can get home safely.You can always ask a friend to come with you and sit at another table, if you don't feel safe going alone.2. Again, if a problem arises, you can get yourself out of there safely in your own car.DON’T naively assume that his photo is as up-to-date and accurate as yours.