How you present yourself on the shelf can make all the difference between snagging your dream lover or enjoying 15 minutes of fame.
Here's how you can turn around your online dating luck.
Many men say they are thrilled when a woman actually reaches out first.
Why not shoot for more "middle of the road" on areas that aren't deal breakers?
Whether it's Grindr or OKCupid, each guy is asked to market themselves with an online profile.
If you've ever been on a gay online dating site, you know that there are hundreds, if not thousands, of guys all looking to connect. And the most successful guys are those that know their market and the product they're presenting—themselves.
What if an amazing guy lived just outside of your 30 mile perimeter?
Seriously, take a good look at your settings and consider being more flexible. Consider changing them from a 7 – the extreme – to a more moderate one.
Also, there's a specific place for you to talk up your hobbies, and it's not your handle, ILike Sexn Soccer. (And if they were, Ding Dong 9Inch Wong would take it every year.) All a username has to convey is "I'm not crazy." Your profile can take it from there.
Wouldn't this same sentiment—"I enjoy playing soccer in the park, and an active sex life is important to me"—sound less caveman-ish in your actual profile? Davidson: "People need to see your face, but shooting up close with a wide-angle lens makes your nose look bigger.
, like, “a guy told me he was looking for a girlfriend by next year so he’d have someone to split rent with.” Then there was the charmer who told his date about the time he “got wasted, peed and mopped it up with his clothes, and then wore them.” Um, yeah.