What to write about yourself on a dating site samples
Remember, most people who’ve decided to look for a mate on-line are doing so because life is busy. Profiles that are super-long and dense frequently just get skipped.
Females tend to break this rule more than men, namely because most of us gals never met a word we didn’t LOVE. A guy is probably more interested in your pictures anyway, simply because men are wired to be more visually oriented. Focus on posting good pictures instead of writing an on-line memoir. Most of us have been lied to, stomped on, cheated, or in some way used or abused.
In a nutshell, one of the essential qualities to aim for when writing a dating profile is honesty.
Sure, you can attract godzillions of admirers with an “enhanced” description of yourself but one of the biggest benefits of online dating is that there’s no need.
My ad requested a man "financially stable, kinda handsome, who can slow dance, make me laugh, read between the lines." Cast a wide net and edit out the responses.
A woman I know snagged a boyfriend when she described her ideal job as a combination of circus performer and archaeologist.5. Don't "like fine dining" when you can be passionate about Memphis barbecue, don't "enjoy movies" when you can declare your enthusiasm for Mel Brooks.6. List your age and occupation, whether or not you have children, whether you're looking for a date or a life partner.7. "Mid-30s" or "early 40s" is fine, but assume he'll round up.8. Unless you know for sure that you only want to meet, say, a nonsmoking Portuguese-speaking dentist, go easy on the list of qualities he must have.
Tip #7—Be Truthful If you aren’t single, don’t lie. Thing is, we don’t know, and we need to give people a little credit. *** Kristen Lamb is the author of the #1 best-selling books We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide to Social Media and Are You There, Blog? Feel free to follow her weekday blog or find her on Facebook and Twitter.
A big question for new online daters is, how to describe yourself in your dating profile?
Kristen Lamb We’ve talked about reasons to give on-line dating a try and we also chatted about ways to spot predators, so today? How do we write a profile guaranteed to pique interest?
More to the point: I wanted to attract a man who appreciated subtlety.4.