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That said, if you receive a generic message like "hey” or "what’s up,” there’s an automatic temptation to press delete — but maybe give the person a chance. According to POF, "what’s up” was the second most common first message that led to marriage. They encourage users not to write them off until you’ve messaged each other at least two or three times.

Oh, and 1 in 5 married men say they fell in love at first sight. Kinda makes a case for getting off your couch and grabbing a drink with the hottie you’ve been chatting up, doesn’t it?

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