Q: I met my boyfriend through an online dating service. We’re often asked, “How did you two meet?” I’m uncomfortable talking about it. Whats a noncommittal but honest answer to my question?
A: People meet online every day, and it can be a great way to connect. However, if you’re uncomfortable about it, reply with an entertaining story about one of your first dates: “Well a better story is what happened on our third date, when Stan took me skiing for the first time.” You could also say you met on a blind date (which is true). If the person presses for more information, change the subject. Say, “Let’s not talk about that; it’s old news. Want to hear about the cruise we’re taking in January?” Or at this point, just be honest about how you met.