Okay, it’s time to have an open and frank discussion about the battle of the sexes and the dating game.
It’s far too complex, scary and difficult for mere mortals – so let’s bridge the gap by asking both men and women what doesn’t work when it comes to online dating Dating has gone digital.
Some women will think of the writer of the profiles below as weird, but…
ideally you shouldn’t be interested in “most” women anyway, but you should be targeting those women with your profile that you believe you will get along and will have a connection – whether you are looking for a short-term dating, a lifetime partnership or anything in between: “About Me: I would hate to bore you by telling you how wonderful I am by attaching to my name a bunch of flattering adjectives.
Give yourself at least two minutes with each of these exercises.
(You may want to grab tea or coffee, a favorite notebook, and a timer.) These notes will guide your writing later in the process.
So, lets look at a few typical examples of bad profiles: “I am not good at writing about myself, but my friends say that I am intelligent, professional, educated and ambitious. I am looking to a meet an intelligent, beautiful woman for dating and relationship.” – at first, this looks like a well-written profile by a guy who seems to have head on his shoulders. There is nothing “catchy” about this profile – there is nothing that would compel a reader to stop and respond to it.
I believe that words are cheap, but actions speak much louder, so why bother? It has a strong, unique beginning, interesting content, and a few questions at the end to “help” a woman start her response.Once considered a realm inhabited only by the socially awkward, online dating is now just another tool in the toolbox, no matter whether you’re looking for a hook-up or your soulmate.....To explore this topic, I pulled aside two individuals who I knew were hunting for a long-term relationship using online dating websites, and asked them about their experiences with the services.It’s tempting to start by looking at other people’s work for inspiration—and we’ll get to that.But before you dive into design blogs or Pinterest, find a quiet place to reflect and write about your goals.