01: Myth: It's too complicated to start Virtual Dating
Truth: Virtual dates have become the new normal way of getting to know someone but it needn't be complicated. There are a number of ways to go on a virtual date and you don't need any special software. You can use Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp, Zoom or Google Hangouts or even a Netflix Teleparty.
02: Myth: A Virtual Date isn't a REAL date
Truth: Virtual dates have become a safe way of getting to know someone, yet still abiding by the regulations. They are a fun and low-pressure way of getting to know someone in the comfort of your own home. And, just think, there's no awkwardness working out who picks up the bill at the end of the night!
Plus remember at RSVP we have met everyone first so you’ll know they’re looking for a serious relationship.
03: Myth: I can't get to know someone if I don't meet in person
The very nature of a virtual date allows you to focus more on the stuff that matters, such as personality and interests rather than height or shoe choice, Also, it can give you a more of a window into their home life. How's the house decorated - do they have interesting art on the walls? You don't get to find that out on a date in the pub!
And your Dating Consultant at RSVP can help you chose just the right spot in your home for you to be online - to give the very best impression
04: Myth: Awkward silences are bad enough in real life - worse on the internet
Truth: The bonus of a virtual date is that it makes it easy to hide that list of ice-breakers you have had time to think about before the date - you can keep them by your side just in case!
And with RSVP we are always there to help you come up with ideas that really work.
05: Myth: There's no intimacy without eye contact
uth: Yes, research does suggest that couples that look into each other's eyes can increase their feelings for each other. But the plus for virtual dating is there's much less distraction around than in a public space so you can focus on each other much more.
The team of experts at RSVP can give you lots of tried and tested ways to make connections on a virtual date.
And if you need more proof that there's no better time to start - have a look at some of RSVP's success stories during lockdown.