In terms of what to avoid, there’s nothing that screams “undateable” quite like referring to yourself as shy, curvy or, again, happy; just 1%, 0.09% and 0.4% of women respectively are looking for these traits.In terms of how people described themselves, you’re most likely to stumble across a man who’s honest (10%), intelligent (9%) and confident (8%), while women are honest (9%), sexy (8%) and intelligent (7%).Interestingly, many men (4%) like women who describe themselves as curvy, but only 0.6% of women describe themselves in this way.
Ever found yourself staring at the blank box for half an hour not knowing how to “Describe Yourself,” or wondering why people are not responding to your pictures? Then again, whenever you come across someone else’ profile with a meager few low-quality photos and a description that basically says “I’m not very good at talking about myself, I think the best way to find out whether we hit it off is to meet in person…,” were you jumping up and down like “Fantastic!
You'll want to write a profile that represents you and what you're looking for.
To help, we've compiled a few online dating profile examples and enlisted the help of relationship experts Laura Schreffler and Craig Donaldson to get you on your way to writing the perfect online dating profile for you.
Struggling to get much attention on your online dating profile?
Include the words “sexy”, “honest” and “confident” and your chances of success will significantly increase.