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The DOs And DON'Ts Of Online Dating Everyone Should Know

It's a jungle out there. We could all use a little help navigating it, especially when you're a zombie trying to make it in the human world.

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1. DO: Start with a picture of your face.

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DON'T: Start with a picture of your junk.

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You can't ever come back from that.

2. DO: Agree to meet in a public place.

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Safety first, my friend!

DON'T: Go to an address that your maps app doesn't recognize.

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If the street view is an abandoned warehouse, just say no.

3. DO: Post photos where you look good.

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Just remember: Everything in moderation.

DON'T: Post photos that aren't you at all.

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They're going to meet you in person eventually — the jig is up!

4. DO: Beware of the catfish!

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If it smells fishy, it probably is. (Get it?)

DON'T: Send anyone money before you meet.

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What are you doing, stahp.

5. DO: Read people's profiles and not just look at their pictures.

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Otherwise, you're going in blind and wasting everybody's time.

DON'T: Waste time talking to someone for days who you might not like in real life.

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If it's been three days of texting, then it's time to grab coffee.

6. DO: Move on if someone stops responding.

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There are plenty of fish in the sea. And there are even more people on the internet!

DON'T: Send multiple messages chiding them for not responding.

You're facing two possible scenarios:a) They were late in responding, and now you've made it weird.b) They just aren't interested, and now you've made it weird.
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You're facing two possible scenarios:

a) They were late in responding, and now you've made it weird.

b) They just aren't interested, and now you've made it weird.

7. DO: Be honest about your interests.

Don't say you like rock climbing unless you are prepared to go rock climbing.
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Don't say you like rock climbing unless you are prepared to go rock climbing.

DON'T: Say generic things that reveal nothing about you.

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"I love to live and laugh and dance like nobody's watching!"

And finally...

8. DO: Have fun!

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Your ancestors didn't even have online dating. Enjoy it!

Everyone can use a little help. Especially when you're a zombie medical examiner trying to solve human crimes, like Liv in iZombie!

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