I wanted someone on my level, someone without a tongue ring or tattoos and who could answer, 'Where were you when President Kennedy was assassinated?
'" There's also no reason to lie about your weight. Set your sights on the person you really want to meet.
It's similar to how a good resume gets you noticed so you get an interview.
The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.
One study of perceptions in cyberspace demonstrated that selective nicknames or handles influence the impressions others develop of the person using them. Or consider Happy Hiker, Nautical Gal, Outdoor Lover, Walking Woman, Line Dancer, History Buff, Birder Chick, Bridge Belle, or Hookedon Books.
You may have a fascinating profession to brag about, as did Paleo Gal, Art Lady, and Novelist53.
Or you may possess intriguing physical attributes, like Nordic Blonde Buddy, Blondie, Green-eyed Lady, Ole Blue Eyes, Sunny Smiles, Dimpled&Adorable, Polishedn Pretty, Cute Redhead, and Brown-eyed Gal.
Personality might be your strong suit: Heartof Gold, Warm&Lively, Thoughful Lady, Friendly&Affectionate, Great Listener, Spirited&Sensitive, Cozy Charmer, Fun Fran, Happy Gal, Sue Is Nice, Sweetn Shy. I chuckled when I read the refreshing Middleage Overweight Schoolmarm.
Clever explanations and apologies will not earn you forgiveness if you've wasted someone's time by misrepresenting yourself. Why compromise your credibility when so many online searchers will treasure the years you're trying to hide? The big sites, such as the official site, Perfectmatch.com, and Single Parent Match, also have millions of mature browsers and are experiencing double-digit growth in our demographic group.
Notice the balance in these short profiles: One of the fundamental rules in sales and marketing is to know to whom you're selling.
In this instance, your goal is to appeal to a member of the opposite sex. My gorgeous friend Marion wondered why she wasn't getting e-mail.
Here's the line from her opening profile that killed her chances: "My favorite activity is shopping!!!
I love clothes." This would be a great hook if she were hoping to land a woman friend.