The main thing to remember is that we don’t have a huge pick-up culture here. Try to have at least one decent conversation before you ask to see more of someone.
It’s a useful intermediary in a culture that stresses getting to know people first, and sending someone a friend request is a nice way of saying that you’d like to do just that.
Because Australia’s dating culture is pretty casual, it’s not unusual to date more than one person in the early stages of getting to know someone.
If you’d like to keep it casual, suggest getting a coffee somewhere you both know.
Otherwise, group dates and movies are an easy way to get to know someone without too much pressure.
If you decide to go on a date with someone you meet through an app, make sure to read through our tips for staying safe on a night out.