Combining the two in an online dating scenario can complicate the delicate dance even further. Maybe Boy and Girl meet—or maybe they don’t, and if they do, do Boy and Girl live up to their profiles and live happily ever after?
Once it was: “Boy meets Girl,” and, depending on circumstance, “Boy gets (or does not get) Girl.” Now, it’s Boy posts profile. You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
For that, you need to combine persuasive language with the kind of images that makes your profile pop rather than flop, which, as many have learned from experience, isn’t as easy as it sounds.
When you feel good about yourself, you will become a male magnet. You want to use a scene like this to capture the interest of a man. You might get stuck with that person for a long time unless someone rescues you. Between your smile, a great picture and a goofy or clever name, you've got a chance to stand out from everyone else and be noticed. You can write your profile in Microsoft Word or other document programs so that it highlights any mistakes, and then cut and paste the paragraphs you've written to your profile online. I want you to know that in my 40s, I made some of the dumbest mistakes when it came to profiles. Leave out the words, "I'm looking for my soul mate" from your profile.
If a man makes no mention about pets, and you are in love with dogs, instead of assuming he doesn’t like them, ask him. If a match doesn't get back to you immediately, instead of assuming they aren't into you, keep an open mind and have faith that everything will happen as it should.
Way too many people write exactly the same things on their profiles.
Our visual counterparts want to check you out…that is a reality!
So give them a nice representation of who you are and what you like to do by posting a variety of photos.