No, according to American researchers, the tipping point comes between 17 and 23 days after the first message is sent.
They conducted a survey of 433 online daters and found that the longer they waited to meet a match in person, the more likely they were to feel let down.
(And I’d always recommend a coffee date – you can always excuse yourself if the going isn’t great, and you don’t spend oodles of cash on expensive dinners with duds).
You can tell more about a person in half an hour, than weeks of emailing. “It's always better to meet an online date sooner than later - it's too easy to message endlessly, and you need to find out whether you have chemistry off-screen before you down a flirty emoticon rabbit hole that could last for weeks or months,” she explains.
The experience should be a memorable event which resonates for years to come.
Published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, it explains that there’s a ‘tipping point’ when it comes to online dating.In December, Wentz wrote how 'blessed' he was to have Oberg in his life. Wentz has been sidelined since December 10 when he tore his ACL in a game against the Baltimore Ravens. But it’s a thorny issue - and one that must be tackled, as more and more of us turn to the online dating.Put simply, how soon you meet will have a direct effect on your chemistry. You could be consigning yourself to a disappointing date.Thankfully, the window isn’t too terrifying (no one is saying that you have to slurp coffee in the first 24 hours).