#ItsRequired to Date Online

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#ItsRequired to Date Online - Online dating seems like more of a rule than an exception nowadays, so we're giving you a few tips on how to do it the right way. 1. Don't Give Too Much AwayYour online dating profile shouldn't look like your Facebook page and have your autobiography written in the "about" section. Keep it simple and add your name (or moniker), age and hobbies. Although having your photo in your profile would help, it's optional if you want to be a bit more private.(Photo: GettyImages)

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2. First Date - Remember that your first date should be impressive, and that doesn't mean totally expensive or romantic. You have to keep in mind that you and your date are strangers and that sometimes less can be more. Do coffee and conversation, a lunch date or a picnic in the park. Just make sure that there are no distractions so you can talk. (Photo: AAGAMIA/GettyImages)

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3. Communicate - Don't act above the fray and play it cool by not following up if you're interested. Communicate with your new potential boo, it may be worth it. (Photo: Mint Images/Tim Robbins/Getty Images)

4. Connect More - If there's a love connection, make time to date a little bit more. We're all modern people with busy schedules, so try to carve out a night or two a week to spend time with your new lady or man friend. (Photo: GettyImages) 

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4. Connect More - If there's a love connection, make time to date a little bit more. We're all modern people with busy schedules, so try to carve out a night or two a week to spend time with your new lady or man friend. (Photo: GettyImages) 

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5. Be Vulnerable - Dating isn't easy, especially when you connect online and still have to meet a stranger in person to see if there's a connection. Just remember to put some of your pride to the side and be honest and upfront and if you two take each other seriously, be vulnerable. Trust issues sometimes hurt more than they help. (Photo: Cavan Images/GettyImages)

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