Sample of self description for dating
‘Reading other peoples’ profiles might give you ideas for things to include in your own one.’ Wouldn’t you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing – even if your face isn’t showing – get more messages.
Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?
We also got the help of Charly Lester, Co-Founder of Lumen, the newest dating app on the scene, specifically designed for cool and adventurous over 50s.
Her advice however, can help you no matter your age! Sometimes they know you better than you know yourself.
Your main photo is the first thing men will notice about you, so it’s worth taking the time to make sure it’s perfect.
The worst thing you could do is use old photos of yourself.
But did you know that one in three couples now find love online? In this fast-paced, social media-dependent world, we rely on the Internet for everything – from keeping in touch with old school friends and career networking to ordering takeaways and finding a cat-sitter for that weekend away.Looking better in the flesh is better than the reverse.‘It’s been proven that the more photos you have on your profile, the more attention it will get,’ says Charly. Include at least a couple of clear head shots, where you’re not wearing sunglasses and you can clearly see your face.‘Firstly, it can make you look too unapproachable, even to someone who ticks all the right boxes.And secondly, you’ll be surprised how often people fall for someone who doesn’t tick any of their original boxes! It’s good to love yourself but there is a line that should not be crossed. If so, don’t contact them if you’re someone who likes to be in bed by 9pm. A profile that mentions family and friends, volunteering, and enjoying spending time with kids is a good sign.