There are all kinds […] Read more The only time you should be hard to read is during a poker game or boardroom negotiations.
Your first date is not one of those times, and yet so many of us are hard to read.
That could mean you’ve weathered the emotional storm that accompanies divorce, processed what went wrong with your marriage, learned what you could, and are now ready to take all of your newfound wisdom and start fresh.
It’s a haunting refrain that is continually asked by women of every age — “How do you know if […] Read more So you’re ready to get out there.
You’ve joined e Harmony, set up your profile, and now you’re looking for pictures.
At match.com, we've found that people simply don't have time to study a photograph to work out which one is you!
It's also far less intimate and attractive to use a group shot - always remember that the person viewing your profile will be trying to imagine themselves with you. It's the online equivalent of bringing your mates along on a first date.
Too soon though and you might not get the chance to show how awesome you are.
In the end the right person will accept you for who you are, baggage and all.'Profiles with 100 to 200 words received 10 per cent more messages, and users with positive identifiers such as confident and outgoing, received 23 per cent more incoming messages and 4 per cent more replies to their outgoing ones.
I know that most of my clients and women I speak to on a regular basis can’t.
They are often concerned with a list of qualities and accomplishments that are watered down and often shallow.
This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).
'I'd much rather see a picture of a nice smiling guy on a night out with friends or on holiday than one who has clearly spent too much time in front of a mirror in his bedroom.
Women who are more forward, using phrases like dinner, drinks or lunch in the first message get 73 per cent more replies, while men should play it cooler.