They’re looking for someone with brown eyes, short hair, between 5’10” and 6′, from west London, and so on. First, they make the writer sound like a control freak.
Second, they sound like an exact description of the writer’s ex.
Instead of saying that you like sunsets, mention the best sunset you’ve ever seen.
State which tracks you enjoy, and your favourite place to see your friends.
Use your mobile phone to browse singles, view profiles and see photos on our dating website.
You’re two grown-ups, not a sugardaddy and his gold-digger.
Specific information does more than make you sound interesting – it also gives potential dates something to write to you about.
“I asked my friend to describe me, and here’s what he wrote…” is a cop-out.
It can intervene if it sees worrying trends or serious matters of concern. A link to our customer service arrangements is provided here.
Forget that stuff about playing hard to get, expecting the man to pay, and never having sex on a first date. “I cook a mean paella and I’ll always try to make you laugh” is good, but “I have a fantastic job and no-one can understand why I’m single” is not.
By writing this in your profile, you’re telling people that you’re not smart or self-aware enough to write it yourself.