Online Dating – Developing An Online Dating Relationship

The following article is one of a series of articles which focus on bringing you great content, tips and a lot more about Dating and Online Dating.

If you are wishing to be successful with online dating or you are looking for romance on the Internet, spend some time learning the secrets of online dating success. It will pay you to take your time and prepare. I sincerely hope that you find the following information of value.

Online Dating – Developing An Online Dating Relationship

I also hope that it goes without too much explaining that if we truly wish to develop a fruitful online dating relationship, then it needs a lot of due care and attention. In that sense it is not that different from growing and developing a “real world” relationship. If that’s true, what are the lessons we can learn?


Try to find people who are looking for the same type of relationship as you are. If you are looking for a life partner, don’t contact people who are on the look out for a casual relationship. Taking time at this stage ensures a far higher chance of a successful relationship later.

Another aspect of taking time is making sure you dedicate enough time to develop the online dating relationship. It will take time and effort to learn more about each other and develop a sense of trust.

Get in touch with your online dating partner on a regular basis. If your partner is doing the same, treat their time and effort with respect. If they are not, perhaps there’s a message that it’s time to move on and seek another online dating partner.


It pays to be truthful right from the beginning. If you write things about yourself that are not true, people will eventually find out about it. Remember that you want people to develop a real relationship with the real you.

We all have our sense and style of communication. Work at understanding each other’s. It will begin to feel right over time if the effort is put in from the beginning. Again, if either you or your online dating partner continues to feel uncomfortable with the way communication is going, it may be time to move on.

Spend time writing a good profile, which will show people that you are seriously interested in finding an online dating partner. If you are serious about online dating success, let it show in your profile.


Leading on from that last point, have total respect for the other person’s privacy. Apart from information, photos and so on that may be available to members, if your online dating partner shares more information with you privately, make sure it stays private.


Share special online and offline fun times. Online – send greeting cards, links to favorite places, upload your favorite digital images and photos, share your favorite music, bands and so on.

Offline- if you’re exchanging addresses or post office boxes, send print greeting cards and postcards or small gifts and tokens of appreciation.

Really, just as you would with an offline relationship, nurture it, allow it to grow naturally and you will know whether it is going to develop further.

NOW is the time to ACT!

O.K. you have read the article. Now is the time for action. Without action, this article adds no value whatsoever in helping you build or regain your self esteem. But remember, without action, you may well regret it for a long time to come. So, take action NOW.

Be the person you know you really want to be, you deserve it and so does your partner!

Anxious, Nervous, Worried? There’s absolutely no need to be.

Rose and Andrew Gee have written a number of e-books and articles on dating, online dating and developing successful relationships.