Dating sites facilitate meeting new love interests, but it’s up to you to make a good first impression in your profile.
To help, we’ve come up with eight online dating profile tips (with examples) for mature daters in need of guidance.
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“I have been in the ——- area for a few years now and always looking to meet new people. I enjoy meeting new people and going to new places.
(This first sentence says nothing eye-catching about the woman and is very bland, and boring). (still, nothing thought provoking or attractive) I am very spontaneous and I love the outdoors, watching movies, dancing, and traveling. (Finally something somewhat interesting that she says about herself).
Both types of profiles contain similar information, but a social media profile will be less formal than a personal profile for an application.
It is unfortunate that so many people join dating sites but so few put a fair effort into writing a really good profile that makes them stand out from thousands of other users.
It doesn’t describe you with overused adjectives such as “intelligent, compassionate, educated, and independent” and it is free of boring statements that say nothing such as “I am as comfortable staying in as staying out.” Rather than continue describing what a good profile is, I want to bring to your attention real examples of three actual dating profiles from on popular site that I rated for content.
I commented in parentheses throughout the profiles below what I thought of them and why: I gave this profile a passing grade because while it’s not great, nothing about it makes it terrible.I know it’s tempting to give your whole life story on your dating profile.You want everyone to understand who you are and where you come from — but you need to rein it in.Relocating for the right person is definitely an option. ” ******************************* This is one great dating profile.It consists a number of thought provoking statements right from the beginning that show a woman’s great personality and sense of humor.What do you say to introduce yourself to date prospects you haven’t met in person?