Still Single? Let's Talk About Your Online Dating Fails

Rule number one? Avoid the awkwardness and just dump the dinner date completely!

When you hit it off with someone you've just met online, it's natural to want to text them and pick up the conversation and flirting where you left off. But when it comes to dating fails, that's the first of many problems. If you've been wondering why you're not having any luck at online dating and don't know what to do to get them to call you back, you're going to have to listen up.

Dating expert Justin Kelly McClure discusses different dating fails to avoid if you're really serious about finding the one. For starters, spending all of your time texting questions you should be asking in person will only increase the already awkward silence you'll have when you meet in person. Pretty soon, you're going to run out of things to say; forcing the connection isn't going to do you any good if you're hoping for another shot at a date.

As for questions that help break the ice, let's be honest. Do you really care what her favorite color is? Is loving aqua a huge deal breaker when it comes to going out with you? Getting to know each other is important but asking questions that make it obvious you're going through a mental checklist won't win you any points.