‘You wouldn’t introduce yourself to someone in a bar with your entire life history, so don’t do it online,’ says match.com‘s Kate.
‘Women have a tendency to write too much because we enjoy reading long profiles. Imagine you are doing an icebreaker introduction where you have to sum yourself up briefly.’ Most people want to find someone who can make them laugh, so show people you have a sense of humour.
Important items include the dating profile headlines. Lately I've realized that having adventures with someone is much more thrilling than having them all alone. ), not easily ruffled, sensitive (I feel guilty if I kill a fly by mistake), and generally happy with life. ), is optimistic, and enjoys the fine things in life (music, food, and art being the main ones).
If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.
Anything concrete like this brings you alive to anyone reading. Make the effort to renew your profile on a regular basis with relevant information about yourself.
Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?
Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.
Even if you do like “walking on the beach” or “drinking wine in front of a roaring fire” leave it out – everyone says that.