Conversely, if you’re really fussy about such strictures, I’d suggest you’re a little more generous on limiting factors, because you’d be kicking yourself if you’d ruled out your perfect match just because they’re a year older or an inch shorter than you’d predetermined.
It’s also imprudent to put too much personal detail in your ideal partner, such as “must not be a cheat” or ‘must like this particular activity in the boudoir’, as no doubt that says a lot more about you than it does about them.
In short, off-putting profiles are the sorts that look lazy, dull, freakishly OTT or overeager.
Take time writing it; sell yourself by being interesting but not boastful, intimidating or elitist. Single since ‘time immemorial’, Londoner CTS has committed to going on one first date every week for a year.
Once you’ve carefully selected your photos, it’s time to knuckle down to the sales pitch.
When writing an online profile, length is always something to bear in mind.
While opposites may attract, my dating experience jibes with nearly every expert's advice: Such relationships rarely work. A positive, wholesome attitude reflects good self-esteem, and youthful enthusiasm suggests that age is just a number for you. Your Passions Express your passions as activities you'd like to share. Whether your passion is sailing, going to concerts, taking road trips, cooking, dancing, attending sporting events, motorcycling, playing an instrument, singing or engaging in any other activity that makes you smile when you talk about it, write about that passion in a manner reflecting how it would feel to share it with someone special. Travel Instead of listing every place you've visited, pick a favorite and shoot an imaginary film of it with someone special. My movie is strolling arm in arm with a sweetheart along the tree-lined Seine on a sunny spring morning, the Musee d'Orsay Impressionists, a late lunch at a sidewalk cafe and an afternoon of lovemaking. He has written about relationships for the Huffington Post.