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4 Ways to Start an Introduction Email

21. August 2012 by Christy 0 Comments

Not sure how to start a first message to a lady? Here are 4 simple ideas to help you get started. Don't let nerves or "writer's block" keep you from reaching out to a great match.


Talk About You

Not sure what to say? Start with the topic you know best – yourself! Write a little about your life, your interests, why you’re looking for love abroad, or what you hope to find in a partner. However, keep it brief! Many men make the mistake of sharing their whole life’s story in the first message, leaving a couple little to talk about later on. Keep the first email short and sweet and try to pique her curiosity.

Ask About Her Life

You’ll naturally want to know more about a potential match so why not ask a few questions in the first message? If you’re not sure what to ask take a look at a lady’s profile for inspiration. Does she have an intriguing hobby or occupation? A quirky photo? Is there something the two of you have in common? You can also ask why she’s chosen to look for love abroad and what she hopes to find in a mate.


Compliment Her

Everyone loves a compliment, so saying something nice about a lady is a good way to break the ice and make her feel great. It’s hard to go wrong with a compliment, though it’s generally best to avoid remarking on a woman’s figure or sex appeal in the first message.


Share an Interesting Picture

Another simple idea is to attach a unique photo to your message, one that isn’t already posted on your profile, and talk a little bit about the pic. It could be a photo of your pet, your family, your hometown, or something special in your life. The women of RLM love to learn more about the men interested in meeting them. However, be sure your pic doesn’t violate Russian Love Match's Terms of Use.


Ready to put these ideas to work? Sign up or log on to Russian Love Match to message potential matches from Russia and the Ukraine.