But the ball being in the woman's court may not actually be such a bad thing for our dating prospects.According to findings, “Everyone’s a reacher” online.By bucking the system, you put yourself on his radar.Since many people still adhere to the convention that men should email women, men send out a lot of emails, most of which never even get a response.Thanks to online dating and dating apps, the prospect pool has quadrupled in size since our parents were dating—and so has the competition.As a result, both men and women are feeling overwhelmed by choice, and many men feel they could use some help from women in that regard.
Thus, emailing him makes you more interesting because you made a personal connection.4.Thus, emailing him makes you more interesting because you made a personal connection. Eventually, one of the women approached me and asked me a question I’ve been asked many times before by singles and experts:“Do you think women should email men when online dating? ” Not only is it okay to email men when dating online, it’s a useful tactic. But research has shown that in social and courtship interactions, women — not men — are often the initiators. Sure, not all the men you contact will reply, but that’s normal.According to data collected by OKCupid studying both male and female users (who enjoy a 1.5 male to 1 female ratio), women who make the first move are more likely to get a date with a guy they are actually excited about.At first blush, this may not sound much like good news.