Steven ward rules of dating

23-Feb-2015 10:51

People forget that’s what the phone was created for in the first place.

You should text only to convey an important piece of information or to make a specific request that can be answered with one sentence.

Once you connect with a man who interests you, the goal is to make plans to see him again with the intention of dating — or, at the very least, to speak again soon.

This requires exchanging contact information and being proactive.

We suggest that you ignore someone else’s online social networking behavior under all circumstances. Imagine if your date dissected every post, picture, or comment on your page.

Men don’t trust other men, and any interaction they see between you and other men will be threatening on some level.

A good general rule is don’t text ’til there’s sex.

At least that way there’s some intimacy established, and both people should feel less insecure if the other isn’t as responsive or expressive as they would like.

Jo Ann Ward, a happily married mother of three adult children, is the founder and president of Master Matchmakers, which has been successfully connecting single men and women for more than twenty years.

She is a frequent guest star on VH1's , offer these tips for expressing yourself online, on the phone, and in person.

You should text only need-to-know information that doesn’t require dialogue — things like “I’m running late,” “I can’t make it,” or “I’m married.” Text messaging is not intended for conversation.

When it comes to dating, it’s hard enough to write something creative and witty on a greeting card when you have a limited amount of blank space.

It’s even harder to convey tone, demeanor, and inflection in 160 characters or less.

Jo Ann Ward, a happily married mother of three adult children, is the founder and president of Master Matchmakers, which has been successfully connecting single men and women for more than twenty years.

She is a frequent guest star on VH1's , offer these tips for expressing yourself online, on the phone, and in person.

You should text only need-to-know information that doesn’t require dialogue — things like “I’m running late,” “I can’t make it,” or “I’m married.” Text messaging is not intended for conversation.

When it comes to dating, it’s hard enough to write something creative and witty on a greeting card when you have a limited amount of blank space.

It’s even harder to convey tone, demeanor, and inflection in 160 characters or less.

Nearly 1.9 million viewers have tuned in for each episode of VH1 Tough Love, the hit show that takes a group of single women and puts them through a rigorous relationship boot camp where they must follow host Steve Ward’s dating rules.