You may think you’re a pro when it comes to online dating and your dating apps, but I think there’s always more to be learned. Think about it — aside from choosing profile pictures that best represent you, there’s what to say in your online dating profile. ’ There are a lot of very attractive, but undateable, people out there.”Yes, there are people who don’t write anything in the “bio” section.
While pictures are important — and maybe some people (okay, a lot) seem to swipe right based on pictures alone — words are, too. But you’ll actually save yourself time, frustration, and potentially disastrous messaging/dating later if you’ve taken the time to read their profile from the get-go. But several dating experts I spoke to recommend filling in the blanks.
In other words, you can use your online profile to filter for what you do and don’t want.
For instance, if you’re looking for someone who’s not separated, but truly divorced, say so.
She broke off the engagement and he was stuck with having bought a home for them.” — Susan Winter, relationship expert and bestselling author of Allowing Magnificence "Whatever your current life circumstances are, just be honest about it.
Ultimately, the person you want to be with will be supportive.” — Clarissa Silva, behavioral scientist and author of the relationship blog, You’re Just A Dumbass “Eventually you’re going to meet and date this person, so don’t lie about yourself, your hobbies, or skills.
If you’re newly sober, include the fact that living a clean lifestyle is important to you, and that you neither drink nor take drugs.
If you know your sexual lifestyle dictates a specific type of partner, don’t be subtle.
You won’t want to waste time with someone who loves clubbing till 4 a.m.
when you’re getting up to run each morning at 5 a.m.
Jess Carbino “Paint snapshots of your life rather than listing adjectives and your likes.
Who are you and what is the essence of your life and hobbies that you want to convey?