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DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am a male member of a popular dating website.

When I read the profile of someone I’d like to meet, I write them a personalized letter pointing out some of our common interests, adding a bit of levity where I can, suggesting we meet for coffee and conversation. Since we are both members of this group seeking the same goal — companionship — doesn’t social etiquette require some acknowledgment of receipt and a response?

Jane Austen would be aghast at the behavior of her gender in the 21st century! The Miss Austen that Miss Manners knows is uncannily alert to the subtleties in any social situation.

It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate amount of food, and the merest suggestion of affection.Not even momentary lapses were allowed; there is no female equivalent of the boys-will-be-boys concept.” ― Judith Martin, “Nowadays, we never allow ourselves the convenience of being temporarily unavailable, even to strangers.With telephone and beeper, people subject themselves to being instantly accessible to everyone at all times, and it is the person who refuses to be on call, rather than the importunate caller, who is considered rude.” ― Judith Martin, “DEAR MISS MANNERS: I a tired of being treated like a child.Even if it is someone that you really do not click with, you will still want to make a good impression.If nothing else, at least they will have a good memory of how you treated them.

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