Seven tips for using technology to your advantage Read the original Men's Fitness article here. Your grandparents never experienced the childish amusement of a text fight.
Your parents never had the opportunity to Facebook stalk eachother before they got hitched. And the first girl you dated, you probably asked her out face-to-face. For better or worse, technology changes the dating world—fast—and when it does, you just have to roll with it. We approached dating guru Nick Savoy, founder of Love Systems and author of the Magic Bullets Handbook , for his seven dating rules for the digital age.
There are digital tools to improve your dating life; use them. Your competition will be. Send a picture or video clip of where you are to entice her. Or, when you go on a first date, have some impressive pictures on your phone. Just like we covered in the how to use Tinder piece, let your pictures tell a story about who you are. Have pictures of yourself doing different things, with different people, in a way that complements your identity and is attractive to her.
Why is this important? Prepare for her to browse other photos when she does. Women generally spend more time thinking and talking about dating and relationships than men. A friend of mine caught her ex-boyfriend cheating. He told her he was at home, but the background noise on his phone sounded different.
So she asked him to get on video chat for a second. Five years ago, he might have gotten away with this. I know many women who pretty much only meet men online. But not too often. Easier said than done? Check out my free minute video tutorial for 5 specific techniques to improve your text game right away. Fox Mulder was right. The truth or a version of it is out there Be aware of what is out there about you online. Most women will Google your name before or after a first date.
Assume that she will find whatever is out there. Though you might also want to rethink your taste in friends. I was recently on a date where the woman I was seeing showed me an app where she and other women had rated her ex-boyfriend based on looks, personality, ambition, etc. If spending a half hour on her Twitter makes you lose interest or realize that she falls into one of the ten types of women you should never date, cancelling your next date will save you both a lot of time and frustration.
Technology can make breakups more difficult and drawn-out. Most experts agree that the best way to handle a breakup includes cutting off contact. But in an interconnected world, it can be hard to avoid seeing her tagged in a mutual friend's Facebook post.
Follow these seven simple rules to get your ex-girlfriend back instead. There are a lot of people out there who love the validation of receiving flirty messages online or through texts more than they actually love meeting up, going on dates, and so on. In fact, they qualified as a category all by themselves among the list of 7 women we can guarantee will waste your time. Avoid at all costs!