Dating site tricks

Today’s rules are a little more user-friendly – but some of them may surprise you. Many profiles on dating websites start with statements like: “I’m no good at this kind of thing”. If you put yourself down, you won’t sound attractively self-effacing. The aim of the online dating game is to catch the eye of someone you have lots in common with.

You do this by being original and, above all, specific about your interests.

This article features tips on how to create a profile that reflects your personality, how to search for people with common interests, and how to initiate conversations and in-person meetings.

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.I didn't have very much fun at it, which is depressing since I didn't pair up until my 30s.Besides, so much luck was involved in my finding my match that there are probably more alternate universes where I'm still living solo than where I'm married.It's too late for me, but maybe you can learn from what I wish I knew when I was single.RELATED: The Best Part Of Being Single Is Knowing Nobody's Cheating On You 1.Instead of saying that you like sunsets, mention the best sunset you’ve ever seen.

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