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Dating Profile Tips
Spring Clean Your Online Profile
What Should I Say in my Online Profile?
Spring Clean Your Online
never too soon to do a little “spring cleaning” of your online
profile. In fact, you should really update or revise your profile every couple
months if you want to stay ahead of the online competition and get more attention
and arguably more communications.
Change out or rotate your
photos, update your account information, revise your profile to reflect last
accomplishments and any new goals and aspirations and dreams you have and
reconsider your preferences for a partner. Include several supplemental photos
that showcase different colors, moods and interests. Make your online profile
an invitation as opposed to a personals ad. Then when you think you have
sufficiently polished that online profile show it to several close friends
of the opposite sex to get their opinion. Listen to their words of advice
and guidance. Guys know what piques the interests of guys, and girls know
what entices girls.
Keep your profile fresh
and dynamic – after all,
it’s a living document and testament to what’s attractive and
desirable about you in the broadest sense.
should I say in my online profile?
my recommended rule of thumb: Action words and descriptions
speak louder and better than passive words and descriptions.
Marketers, politicians, religious leaders and your
parents all know that action words inspire and motivate
better than thoughts conveyed in a passive and lack
you write about yourself, try to avoid the resume
approach. The resume approach is a short (or sometimes
not-so-short) recounting of your past and life story.
A typical example might read something like this, “I am a life-long
East Coaster with deep roots in my hometown...” Unless
you’re a very gifted writer, this approach
is too boring to use for online daters who have love
on their mind and short attention spans to begin
with. Plus, this type of information is often better
left to share when you come to know someone on a
more personal level.
you write about yourself, also try to avoid the “what I don’t want
in a partner” approach. Oh, this approach is
not terrible if it’s done well, but it’s
very cliché and thus won’t make you
stand out among all the other profiles. Consider
this typical example, “I am looking for a romantic
partner in the East Coast. Don’t bother writing
me if you’re married, unemployed or can’t
recommend taking a bold and optimistic approach – and that is
talking about the future and stating what you
In fact, the other approaches noted above can be
incorporated into this new approach if you simply
can’t resist relying on them. For example, “As
a life-long East Coaster, I see myself with someone
who’s eager to explore the rest of the United
States and the world with me; someone who’ll
laugh with me but who’ll also hold me when
I need to cry. And someone who appreciates great
that are memorable use words that convey strong actions
and elicit positive emotions. Talk about how you
see yourself relating to your partner and what role
in your future. Talk about your ambitions and aspirations – those
things in which your partner would share. In my view,
online dating profiles are not resumes, writing samples
or auditions. Online dating profiles are really invitations – an
invitation for the right person to contact you and
start this thing called life and love. So, make your
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