You will be able to judge the situation better as you communicate: sometimes you’ll get a date on your first email, other times you may realize a few weeks of communication would be best.I found that people will not be offended if you suggest a first date before they are ready.In my experience, the other person would offer an excuse but continue communicating.If this happens to you, wait a few days (continuing the email conversations) and then ask again.After all, contacting someone is just a pre-cursor to the first date.It’s not as if you hoping to “chat” with someone and end it there.
A grown woman (or man if the lady is asking) can decide in a few weeks if she would like to meet you – someone looking for a pen pal should do so somewhere else.
Tell someone about your rendezvous, whether it’s just a date at a coffee shop or an overseas meeting.
Should anything go wrong, your friend or family member will know of your whereabouts.
It is important to meet early on so less time is spent talking to the wrong person and more time is spent trying to find the right one. The first date should be planned not long after communication has begun.
It is personal preference on how long to wait but there are very few reasons to delay.