You’ve done everything right: you’ve crafted thoughtful, genuine responses to the profile questionnaire; avoided clichés and thought carefully about how your matches might perceive your answers.
Your dating profile makes you sound like the catch you truly are: someone unique and genuine with a wide range of interests who is looking for someone equally as wonderful to capture their heart.
Oh men, I know that the bathroom is probably the home to the largest mirror in your house, so I get why the bathroom selfies would theoretically be a good idea. Then we can snuggle up and you can tell travel stories for hours. If a girl’s in the photo, we are going to assume that (unless clearly captioned) this is your most recent ex.
(Ok, it’s a stretch, but I get it.) Remember though that this is our of you. And your attractiveness immediately turns into awkwardness, which turns into ahhh-let’s-just-move-onto-the-next-profile-ness. So the solution to this one is easy — just find some other great photos to post! The Mustache Ok, I’m prepped and know I’m probably going to get a lot of flack on this one.
To those of you who have never experienced the modern marvel that is online dating, believe me, I couldn’t make some of this stuff up if I tried.
However, the success of a profile picture isn’t as much about the person in the photo as you’d think.
In this guide, we’ve compiled a list of some of the traits of a successful profile picture (by which we mean those profiles that get the most visits based on the picture).
The good news is that it tends to have less to do with the way someone looks than with the photo itself.
Of course, we all have certain “types” that we’re immediately drawn to – whether that’s bookish guys with glasses or pretty brunettes with long hair.
Unless you are Benjamin Button, if you've been out of college more than 30 years, those photos aren't helpful 4) Have more than one photo, ideally more than three or four.