After all, knowing how to use good grammar and punctuation is one of the 30 Life Skills Every Man Should Know.
Internet apps are not for standing on ceremony, particularly if you match with someone on an app like Tinder. With so much competition, people who do not respond quickly get overlooked or forgotten.
“Glaring errors can make you look careless or lazy,” says online dating wingwoman Em Hammel of
If you have a problem with spelling and grammar, that’s fine.
Based on my conversations with a professional dating adviser and several female friends who are users of a dating app, it’s clear that a sloppy barrage of messages can undo all the work you put into your profile in almost no time.
Here are some things to bear in mind when you’re playing virtual footsie with a beautiful stranger.
You run the risk of running out of messaging charm—or more likely, her attention will be taken be someone who’s actually around.