But did you know that one in three couples now find love online?
In this fast-paced, social media-dependent world, we rely on the Internet for everything – from keeping in touch with old school friends and career networking to ordering takeaways and finding a cat-sitter for that weekend away.
They want to know about you, not what you are looking for.Also, they’re looking to date a human being, not a blue ribbon county fair marshal.Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.And besides, you can list what you are looking for in a woman until you are blue in the face, but if the history of romance is anything to go by, 80 percent of that won’t matter when you meet the right person anyway.
After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.So it only seems logical you would use the good old Internet for finding that special someone, too. Sometimes they know you better than you know yourself.Even if you do like “walking on the beach” or “drinking wine in front of a roaring fire” leave it out – everyone says that.Now, you may think that having a face like Ryan Gosling and a bank account like Mark Zuckerberg is the best way to attract women online, but the truth is that even those guys would strike out with a crappy online dating profile.Zoosk studied a sample of around 4000 of their subscribers to understand the most effective ways to set up a profile and send messages, and they recently published their findings.Also, make sure to keep things positive on your profile. Coming on too strong is a big time turn-off for women (although unsurprisingly, not for men.