Internet dating photo advice
When it comes to writing your online dating profile, you don’t have to spend long to get it just right.
Start with your basic details and a picture – they are a must. What might not be so obvious though, is the stuff you SHOULDN’T include.
If you’re both adults, single and you use protection, it’s your choice – but if you’d rather not, that’s your choice too. Ignore those rules about waiting three days to get in touch.
Here at match.com, we’ve got our top dating advice tips on what you can do to showcase your fabulous self without revealing your entire life story.
When you’re behind a screen, there could be a temptation to make things up particularly if you feel that it will help attract more matches.
Second, they sound like an exact description of the writer’s ex.
Don’t even think about posting a dating advert without a photo. You meet, and the blood drains from their face as they realise that your photo was taken 10 years, five stone and 500 wrinkles ago. You don’t have to write someone an epic love letter (please don’t) – just pick out a couple of appealing points in their ad and write a quick intro email. Some rookies assume that they must answer every email, even if it’s “thanks, but no thanks”. “Thanks but no thanks” can feel more hurtful than no reply.