How to Respond to an Offensive Online Dating Message

How do you respond to that seemingly offensive online dating message? This case study illustrates how one clever message could turn things around.

As a dating coach for women over 40, I find many women at this age are jaded and tired of dating online. As a result, they often write men off for what may seem like an offensive online dating message at first glance. In today’s post, I want to give you another perspective as to why men sometimes write messages that feel offensive. I’ll give you some ideas as to how to respond to those seemingly offensive online dating messages without being nasty. 

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The Gift of Failure

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It was one of the most challenging experiences I ever had. I was embarrassed and ashamed. But, when I discovered the gift of failure, it changed my life.

 

With trembling hands and heart beating wildly in my chest, I stood holding the letter from the Coaches Training Institute.

If I passed my oral exam, I would be holding a congratulatory letter. If I failed, the envelope would contain a letter describing the rescheduling process. A week earlier, I had taken my oral exam, the last step in completing certification as a Life Coach. For two years, I had worked hard to become a life coach, integrating what I learned in class and applying it to my work and life.

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6 Ways to Find Love Without Using Your Mobile Phone

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Remember the days when you could find love without using your mobile phone? Here are 6 creative ways to put down your phone and meet people in real life!

Do you remember a pre-smart phone world? One where you looked ahead rather than down at your screen? These gadgets have taken over our lives in almost every conceivable way. From organizing our weekly food shopping to tracking down the love of our life, you can do all of this with a casual swipe of your finger.

The problem is that the world of disposable online dating is making it difficult to pin down a real and sustainable relationship. It’s hard to give one person your full attention when thousands of ‘perfect’ singletons await you at the click of a couple of buttons. Even on real life dates, our phones represent a tempting distraction from the person across the table. Why listen to another boring anecdote when you can scroll through twitter updates, or take a trip to the restroom to hunt down another potential match?

There just has to be a better way to search out Mr. or Mrs. Right. So give your swiping finger a well-deserved break and check out these six ways to find love without using your mobile phone.

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Infographic on The Rise of Online Dating Apps

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Check out this infographic, highlighting some interesting data about online dating apps; who uses them, where they’re most popular, and so on…

It’s phenomenal when you look at the statistics that close to one in ten people have actually used online dating apps in today’s world. When you take a closer more granular look, the research also shows that triple the number of people have now made use of an online dating app in comparison to the number of people who did so just three years ago in 2013.

Badoo and Tinder are the mobile dating apps that lead the pack in terms of popularity; Badoo tends to dominate in terms of popularity in the Southern and Eastern Hemisphere areas, while Tinder seems to be more popular with people in the Northern Hemisphere (it’s not uniform, there there are slight variations).

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Why Strong Successful Women Have Difficulty Attracting a Quality Man

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Strong successful women: if you’re having difficulty attracting a quality guy, it might be because of this. Once you know what to do, he’ll fall for you.

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My radio guest, Jaitara Ashlie, helps strong successful women step into Spiritual and Emotional Mastery with their sexual energy. She does this through online workshops, private coaching and retreats, by guiding them to create healing, spiritual alignment and empowerment within their sexual energy and how to masterfully weave that into relationships and through creative expression.

Jaitara healed her own past wounds from adolescent sexual exploitation and abuse. She’s now 60 years young, loving her sensuality, creativity and the healing gifts that channel through her. She is the author of the forthcoming book: “The Four Sacred Laws of Sexual Enlightenment”. 

You can read highlights of our show below about the key reasons why strong women have difficulty finding a quality man.

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How to Move on After Divorce Without Bitterness or Regret

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Check out my interview with Laura Richardson on Last First Date Radio about how to move on after divorce…without bitterness or regret.

Laura Richardson has been a licensed attorney in Texas for thirteen years, with a primary focus on family law.

In 2015, she transitioned from Lawyer to Life Coach. Her mission is to help clients find alternative solutions to their ongoing problems with their ex that are faster, less expensive, and more satisfying than going directly to the courthouse.

As a Certified Advanced Mediator, Ms. Richardson seeks to help people who are on both sides of the table feel like they had a fair chance to participate in shaping an agreement on how they move forward.

I interviewed Laura on Last First Date Radio about how to move on after divorce…without bitterness or regret. Check out highlights of our show below.

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