Rozie decided to give the online dating game one last shot when she sent Todd an email that simply said, “You look cute.I like your profile.” Rozie didn’t even have a profile photo posted and most of the details in her profile were left blank, so Todd was hesitant to reply.Takeaway: Bring out your inner child and make your dates light and fun.

Somewhat shocked and more than a little embarrassed by the public display, she urged him to get up and awkwardly mumbled “Ya sure? “Ya sure” has since become a loaded phrase for the two of them. Sometimes emails get lost in cyberspace Elizabeth and Michael met on Plenty Of Fish.

After a few weeks of communicating, they exchanged phone numbers and met at a wine bar for their first date.

Steve mentioned he’d be traveling for a few weeks out of the country for business and they needed to delay getting together for their first date. She didn’t hear from him for a month, and she figured he found someone else he was interested in.

But what actually happened was her last email to him somehow timed out or went astray, so he thought she was the one who stopped communicating.

After about one month of email exchanges and a few phone calls, they finally met in person.

Their first date was scheduled for drinks after work, but the conversation led to dinner.

Their first date ended up with a kiss and a second date on the calendar for two days later. The two decided to go ice skating, something Michael hadn’t done since he was 11 years old.

They went in circles around the rink with Michael gripping the rail in one hand and hers in the other.

She assumed he hated what she had written, so he had backed off.

Fortunately Steve took a leap of faith and contacted Diane again when he returned, and she was elated.

As a dating coach, and one who has spent two decades helping singles find love online, a day doesn’t go by that I don’t hear a heartwarming story of someone who found the love of their life through digital dating (or at least had a date they enjoyed).