It is in fact humour that is most likely to secure a date, with over 80 per cent revealing an funny first message has led to a meeting.
But not everyone is naturally funny - so Durex have launched an inspiration hub that will give users suggestions of good opening lines that are more likely to lead to dating success.
Men who keep on being ignored by women they approach may not understand where they are going wrong.
New research has found while 86 per cent of single people are using dating apps, a whopping nine in ten fail to get a response from new matches.
When I was in college, I remember having an experience that I referred to as a "love hangover." After being with a girl, the next morning I always felt an emptiness.
That's something you won't see on TV or in the movies, but it happens a lot. The "love hangover" was a strange occurrence for me.
But there is a great irony in that, for what is manly about deceiving a woman?
Something I've discovered is that, when you honor a woman, you are honoring yourself. Because someday you will have regret, and the regret will last much longer than the pleasure.
So, finally, I came to the conclusion that premarital sex wasn't all it's cracked up to be. Often a girl will justify sex by saying, "But I love him," even if she doesn't really want to go through with it. It's been said that, "Girls use sex to get love; guys use love to get sex." This is how it works: the girl is picturing marrying the guy some day; the guy is picturing everything he wants to do with the girl before he goes back to tell his buddies about it.
And while something inside her is telling her it's the right thing to do, something inside the guy is telling him just the opposite, yet he proceeds. For the physical pleasure no doubt, but also, I think, for another reason: it makes him feel like a man.
Some may try being forward in their messages in the hope of getting a response.