MANITOWOC -- May 31 -- There’s a right and wrong way to approach online dating. Clinical psychotherapist Diane Berry shares common mistakes and tips for success in her new book, “Romancing the Web: A Therapist’s Guide to the Finer Points of Online Dating.” She sets a one-month rule of thumb and recommends e-mailing each other for about a month, then moving to telephone contact for about a month.
Mark Brooks: Two months before meeting? I'd have chewed off my left leg in that time. Good advice for women...Guys will have a hard time with that kind of advice. A quick meet at the local Starbucks is the way to go, after a couple weeks of IMing and a week of talking on the phone.