How to Introduce Yourself Online to Someone New

Meeting someone new can be the highlight of the day. It can also be a nerve-wracking moment as well. There may be mixed expectations, and the actual moment of interaction may be harder than initially realized. So how do you introduce yourself to someone new? You’ve done it a thousand times already, so you have…

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How to Spot a Fake Profile on a Dating Site

Fake profiles, are the ultimate bane of any dating site that is worth it. Sure, some dating sites create their own fake profiles, none more recently caught than Ashley Madison. Red flags abound in fake profiles: stock photos, incoherent text, and complete lack of text, among others. Sometimes people creating fake profiles are able to…

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How to Ask Someone Out on a Date

Don’t underestimate the power of good timing, a well thought out message, and a perfect profile picture. These three things together are like the Ghostbusters crossing their beams against Zuul. You know…minus a fourth stream… All that is left is the actual ask for the first date. If your message is able to follow the below…

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3 Easy Tips on How to Write a First Message

Sending a first message to someone on a dating site is no easy task. What should I write? How do I write it? What’s important? These are all good questions. First messages are as important as your profile picture when it comes to meeting someone new. If the reader hasn’t seen your profile picture yet,…

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First Date Ideas for Fall

Football season is upon us. Leaves are changing colors. World of Warcraft’s Legion is in full swing. As Bob Dylan eloquently wrote (and sang), the times they are a changin’. The best part of creating a profile on LFGdating is that you get to meet new people every day. Gamers that are just like you: intelligent,…

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What to Buy My Gamer Boyfriend for Valentine’s Day 2016

You know what sucks about holiday gift guides on the Internet?  They’re all stuffed with the same sponsored junk no matter which website or publication you click to.  Well, we do things differently here at LFGdating, because we think holiday gift guides are insanely important: not only for those who may enjoy last minute shopping,…

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Quick Advice: When and When Not to Wait

When it comes to online dating, waiting seems to be orthodox procedure. You create a profile, you search your matches and then you wait. You wait to see if anyone contacts you. You wait to see if your message is returned. You wait to see if any new matches catch your eye. You wait, and…

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