Most living grown-ups have a history of exes, hang-ups and maybe a nervous breakdown or two. They know that you have a past, but they don’t want to hear about it. Some online dating profiles read like shopping lists.
They’re looking for someone with brown eyes, short hair, between 5’10” and 6′, from north-east Birmingham, and so on. First, they make the writer sound like a control freak.
You do this by being original and, above all, specific about your interests.
Say which music you like, and your favourite place to see your friends.
Specific information does more than make you sound interesting – it also gives potential dates something to write to you about.
You’re two grown-ups, not a sugardaddy and his gold-digger.
Chivalry means being attentive, thoughtful and fair, not paying for all the food.
The popularity of online dating is being driven by several things but a major factor is time.