In the end the right person will accept you for who you are, baggage and all.'Profiles with 100 to 200 words received 10 per cent more messages, and users with positive identifiers such as confident and outgoing, received 23 per cent more incoming messages and 4 per cent more replies to their outgoing ones.'It's encouraging when you see a profile where a man specified books, music and fitness as interests because it makes them appear well rounded,' says online dater Lauren Keith, who is currently dating someone she met on Plenty Of Fish.'It's off-putting when a man only seems interested in going out with his mates and getting drunk.Your profile picture is just like a first impression — so make it count!Choosing the perfect photos to post to your online dating profile can be daunting.
And if you're thinking about skipping photos altogether, consider what Steven D. Dubner wrote in their book “Freakonomics”: A low-income, poorly-educated, unhappily employed, not very attractive slightly overweight and balding man who posts his photo stands a better chance at gleaning some emails than a man who says he makes 0,000 a year and is deadly handsome but doesn't post a photo.Selecting dating profile pictures can be hard, whether you have too few or too many to choose from.If the former sounds like a familiar problem, consider last week’s guide on how to easily take good dating profile pictures at home.Men want to see what you're 'working with' — and most aren't looking for model-thin women, so no need to be self-conscious if you have feminine curves.4. Whatever pose you decide to strike, please do not sit down!You always look your best and thinnest when standing in a full-body shot.The thought that this is what you normally look like and all the other pictures must have been taken from very flattering angles just sticks, even if only subconsciously.