(If you must chat in a public space, use the chatbox to reveal any personal details.) If you’re Skyping from home, make a little effort and clean up the place. Keep in mind that your date is equally as excited to see you as you are to see her.
There’s always a chance your date will ask for a bit of a virtual tour of your space, so don’t just shove your dirty laundry barely out of view, either. Make sure you’re lit well so she can see your face — and so you look your best. If you’re hoping to avoid double chins and other awkward angles, keep the computer’s camera level with, or slightly above, your eye line. When you’re chatting, don’t stare at yourself on the screen. You’d dress up for an in-person date, so why not put a little effort into a Skype date?
Especially because they have all been waiting for you to fall stupidly in love with each other for yeeeears now and are psyched you finally did it already. If things get hard or messy or weird, you already know he's going to be in your life forever.If anything, you're extra-careful with each other because this person already matters so much. It's like a cute, little, protective shell over your "shut up already" happy little romance. Mine has glitter rainbows on it and smells like roses. Thanks to the magic of technology, couples in long-distance relationships can still have some quality face time. Let Skype provide visuals that phone calls and text messages can’t. You may trust him/her now, but if the relationship doesn’t last, those images might — and come back to haunt you.Before you Skype your love interest, however, here are some things to know: 1. Before you Skype your significant other, make sure your Internet connection is great. Consider your busy lives — and respective time zones — before scheduling a Skype date.