But the manner in which this profile is written will send all the wrong signals.
This profile example comes across as needy, negative, and creates the impression that the profile writer may have had bad experiences with online dating in the past.
Other things I admire are men who are good communicators, family-orientated, and honest. I’m giving and I would love to meet someone who is giving, as well. I want to go to Greece, Santorini, a beach resort where I can show off my lotus tattoo. When people tell me something can’t be done, that’s when I most want to do it.
And even though I will probably give you hell sometimes, I hope you won’t want to change me. You’ll have to find out where it is.” - Woman early 20’s "I am generous and kind, and feel that I could offer the right woman an extraordinary life. I came to this country with nothing, no connections, nothing, and became the general manager of a leading start-up in the Silicon Valley.
Let’s re-write the example above into a profile that will make a quality man take notice…
New: “Most days of the week you could find me unleashing my inner child as a marketing consultant for Disney.
As someone who has always loved to work with others, tap into my creative side, and take on new challenges, this has without a doubt been a dream come true. ” In the revised profile example, the profile writer is no longer just an online dating cliche.
The truth is, I’ve been reading profiles for close to a decade, and most women tend to make very similar mistakes that could easily be avoided by following the right profile writing advice. For starters, this is a cliche statement that will blend in with the next 100 profiles.
Like everyone, I am a work in progress." - Male early 30’s "I want to meet a man I can have fun with, someone who has a great sense of humor and loves to laugh and play. Open-mindedness and intelligence are also good qualities. I wasn’t getting abused I was just getting abused by the pole. I have been known to grab a bucket of Benjamin Moore pain t and repaint my room for fun.
I love men who are willing to try new things, travel to new places, and try new kinds of cuisine. You don’t have to be a millionaire, but it is important that you have a career you love and a good relationship with money. I love international food—my craving can be so bizarre. If I’m sick, my comfort food is porridge and Asian pickles.
If we argue, grab me, kiss me passionately, and I promise you that I will shut up." - Woman early 30’s "I used to be a tomboy. My talent is that I see what other people don’t see and I do things that have never before been done.
I am an out-of-the-box thinker and I hold over 3-dozen patents in my field. People have said that they are like the Apple of lighting. " - Guy in his mid-40's "Pole dancing is something that is still new for me.