The entire point of online dating is so you can meet someone online with the intention of meeting “offline” or in real life.
Right, have babies and settle down within the next year!
Asking someone what their relationship goals are seems pretty common sense to me.
The other (the first one) puts them in a spot where they really have to think about whether they're interested.
Q: I have a bit of a 'problem' with forcing issues when it comes to dating.
A great way to know if someone is worth meeting, is to have a set of what I call K. It’s a good idea to know right off the bat whether you and your potential online date share the same relationship goals.