Instead, start by saying what caught your eye about their profile.
If it’s just their dazzling smile or their sparkly blue eyes, that’s fine!
The easiest way to start a conversation with anyone new is to ask a question, so include one.
Tailor it to their interests or their work, or even one of their photos.
Ask open questions that require more than a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ reply, because these are more interesting to answer.
Struggling to think of the right thing to say to an attractive match?
Here’s match.com’s relationship expert Kate Taylor with dating advice on how to give great copy.