Many people have successfully hooked up on the Net, but don't pour your heart into a person until you've spent a couple of months getting to know him or her. I just recently signed up for e Harmony and have already been asked for two dates with two separate men.
Most of the advice and information in the book is either just common sense, or is something you could get from reading a magazine article about Internet dating.
I try to be honest as much as possible, but men are visual creatures. To avoid an awkward situation, either put additional photos on your profile or tell the man over the phone. There are many reasons to speed things up and take it offline as SOON as possible. Second, that is what a "take charge" kind of guy is going to do...
I actually decided to cancel my subscription today. First, you want to see if there's chemistry there IN PERSON.
This system almost makes it even more difficult for a shy, overweight person!
I'll bet those men are also nervous and have some insecurities.