This is why it is so crucial to demonstrate personality in your profile. (They’re usually the guys writing “lol” all over the place.) Also, .
In online dating, she will not wait to get to meet you in person for you to show her how cool you really are, so if you’re a fun, funny guy, your profile is where to show it. If you care about saving the children of a fashionable African nation, show that. Sarcasm doesn’t usually work well on strangers, and in print, it is very easy to misconstrue tone.
Since its 2012 launch, Tinder has quickly become one of the most popular forms of online dating.
Its simplicity has been part of what makes it so attractive to its users – using geolocation, the app shows users profiles of their preferred gender and age-range within a set geographical area.
Profiles consist only of a first name, an age, a 500-character description, and up to six photos.
As well, Tinder’s messaging system is far from advanced, the majority of its users are college students, and the app isn’t as secure as you might want something connected to your Facebook account to be.
Pretty much every guy lists “God, my family, my friends, my health” as four of the things they are most thankful for – and yes, they list them using those exact words.
To avoid sounding like a cliche, find more descriptive ways to list those same things – or find something else to list. Writing “the ability to breathe God’s beautiful fresh sunshine air” is NOT sexy.
In light of ASDF’s comment that he had jumped into the online dating waters, and my friend’s experiences with e Harmony, here is some advice about how to write a profile that will stand out from the treacly, saccharine rest. I do mean, though, that you should use proper English: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, grammar, the whole nine yards.
When I say a profile is like a resume, I don’t mean that you should list your accomplishments in bullet points.