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So you’ve taken the leap, joined an online dating site, and started exchanging emails.

Now comes the crucial first date, and hopefully, a second and third.

Yet before you start planning the date to outdo all dates, why not sit back and think it through?

A well planned might be the difference between one date and one lasting relationship. Are you in a hurry to meet people and maybe find a potential partner?

If you are then it’s likely that the more traditional methods of meeting new people leave you frustrated and impatient.

Perhaps you’d benefit by trying a more modern way of dating.

Joining an online dating site or attending a speed dating session are two ways of doing this that can help you meet more people faster because you’ll be meeting like-minded people who are also purposely seeking to form new relationships.

Speed dating in particular is a great way to get to know people very quickly. So now you’ve taken the leap and joined an online dating site, the next step is to create a profile that will not only promote you as the fabulous person that you are, but that will stand out amongst the hundreds of profiles on the site. Imagine the profile as being a bit like a personal resume and put time and effort into creating one that’s likely to be effective. If you still feel a little uncertain or embarrassed about the idea of online dating, than be assured you’re not alone.

Plenty of people have found it overwhelming at first, but once you step aboard, you might just discover it’s less embarrassing, then distinctly empowering. If you are feeling very keen to meet a special friend or partner, setting up your profile on an online dating website can help you achieve your aim a little faster, but rushing romance can lead to disappointment.

Be patient - you might meet lots of different people whose company you enjoy, but who might not be potential lifelong partners for you.