Tips for internet dating profiles
If you’re unsure what to say about yourself, there’s no shame in asking a friend or family member to help you write it. Or your all-time favourite photo that was taken a good 10 years ago? If you don’t have a decent bank of recent-ish photos, it might be worth investing in a shoot with a professional like Saskia Nelson, who specialises in dating photos.
It might sound obvious, but try to pick photos for your profile that are clear, honest and show you in your best light. Every now and then, a horror story emerges about online dating.
It’s a bit negative and has a few red flags but other than that – it’s not bad!
“100% Italian, fun loving, affectionate young lady who knows what it takes to make a relationship work.
It’s eloquently written, it’s concise, straight and to the point!
I commented in parentheses throughout the profiles below what I thought of them and why: I gave this profile a passing grade because while it’s not great, nothing about it makes it terrible.
“I have been in the ——- area for a few years now and always looking to meet new people. I enjoy meeting new people and going to new places.
These range from people not looking like their profile pictures, to people turning out to be downright dangerous.
It’s important you choose somewhere public for your first date, and as an extra precaution, make sure you let a friend or family member know you’re going on the date, and that you’ll contact them in however long if all goes well. You’re probably thinking about them intermittently throughout the day and it’s natural to want to let them know what you’re up to.
First, meet a guy, then decide what you want out of him). I am looking to meet someone in the this area and see what happens! 🙂 (good, funny, statement that shows personality and sense of humor, she should have used more of this kind of words throughout her profile).