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Unfortunately, yet unsurprisingly, this approach hasn’t quite worked out the way I had hoped, so after a while of contemplating whether or not online dating was for me, I decided to bite the bullet and sign up to an online dating website. So there I was on Sunday with a slight hangover wondering what to do with my day, and thought that it was the perfect time to log into my online dating profile and explore what it was about and the possibilities it has to offer.
I started by filling in my dating profile, and actually found it quite hard to know what to say.
I had never written a ‘personal ad’ so to speak before, apart from in my CV, and I didn’t think that details about my work experience would be enough to attract the man of my dreams on an a dating website!
I firstly had a look on some people’s profiles on the dating site to see if that would spark any inspiration.
But back on track again I thought I would turn to Google and the match advice site to see if there were any useful hints and tips that would help me out.
I quickly realised that the dating advice online was the same as what I thought, write an attention-grabbing headline that tells people who you are, make it interesting, and also write a bit about what you are looking for.
The problem still remained however, how do I sell myself on a dating site?
Do I really know what exactly makes me interesting? I thought that the best thing to do was to enlist the help of my friends.
I found that the ones which attracted me most to reading them were not too long, they were funny, and they told me some details about who they were and what qualities they wanted in their date.