The thought that this is what you normally look like and all the other pictures must have been taken from very flattering angles just sticks, even if only subconsciously.
This is true even if you absolutely require the other person to be into the same things, thus wanting to filter out anyone who isn’t, but that’s the topic of next week’s article.There are many opinions and even studies on what constitutes a good dating profile picture, and the deeper we delve into the finer points, the more the advice tends to become situational. Following the advice below should help you avoid common mistakes and provide a very good starting point.Tinder, for example, allows you to display up to six pictures on your profile.For ease of reading, all statements are generalized to apply to the majority and caveats are mostly left out.One very common mistake people make is to consider what they would like to see in the profiles they are looking at, and crafting their own profiles on that basis, including picture selection.Nothing screams “trustworthy” like seeing you care for an animal that looks like it wants to be near you.So if you have a furry friend, including a picture of you two together is a very good idea. Did you put it up because you think it makes you look desirable?By the time people are looking at your last image, they have most likely forgotten that spectacular first picture that made them open your profile.This is especially true if all the photos in-between did not offer a clear view of you.If you also manage to take/find one where you yourself look great, then that makes for a fantastic main photo. To give us an idea of the minimum required attractiveness to be in your company?Or do you just innocently think it’s a great picture of you?