Simply stating, “I am hilarious” is not as good as, you know, just being funny with your description.
For example, from the study: “genuine, attractive, outgoing, professional female, good sense of humor, into keeping fit, socializing, music and travel, seeks like-minded, good-natured guy to share quality times.” Feel free to copy and paste that, if it fits the bill.Also, the study notes that men prefer women who are fit through activities such as yoga and going to the gym, and women prefer bravery and risk-taking to kindness and altruism.The authors write that a first date is more likely with a realistic profile.Lying when you are online could mean awkward moments later on when you have to fess up to the truth. “Dishonesty in profiling is damaging to the online dating goal,” the authors write.A simple thing, such as your username, also plays great role in your online dating game.
So what are some good online dating username tips to follow?“The profile should have a balance between comprehensive honesty and positive self-presentation because its validity will be put to test in future face-to-face interactions.” MORE READING: The United States of online dating profiles Everything you ever wanted to know about love, in 25 maps and charts PSA: Dating apps can give you viruses, too. What you say in your profile can also determine whether you get messages from the love of your life or the dude who just wants to bang in the basement of his childhood home.Here’s how, per the researchers: crack a genuine smile (the kind that crinkles up your eyes a bit); tilt your head slightly; and, for women, wear red because that “enhances men’s attraction leading to significantly more contacts.” But don’t only post selfies, because, what else are you doing with your life besides taking pictures of your face? Women find a man more attractive when other women are smiling at him.Pick group photos in which you’re in the center of the shot, the study notes, because it “creates a sense of importance.” “This can be further enhanced in group photos where you are shown touching another person (confining this to the upper arm to be socially acceptable),” the authors write. We all know that profile pictures are key components in the online dating game.