Spurred on by the optimism that the New Year brings, 1 million Britons are expected to get online for a date today - the first day back in the office after the Christmas break.This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).And that's when they asked me the question that would change my online dating life: Can we see your profile and photos? I showed no personality and came off as self-absorbed and mindless. But resist the urge to hold up your phone, snap a picture and post it. Men don't want to be reminded of the competition when they are looking for women to date. DO post a shot of you looking fun and/or interesting. A picture of yourself holding a camera (if you're a photographer) or playing the guitar shows you have interests.It shouldn't have been a surprise that the men who contacted me would be the same. What I learned is that there are three questions many men ask themselves when viewing your profile usually in this order: 1. At best you look ashamed to be online, at worst, like a crazy recluse with nobody willing to take your photo. Are you leaning against a wall with your butt sticking out? Also, don't post photos where you cut out your ex-boyfriend people can always tell. Another option is to post a photo where you're out with a friend (just one, not a crowd) looking happy and social.'I'd much rather see a picture of a nice smiling guy on a night out with friends or on holiday than one who has clearly spent too much time in front of a mirror in his bedroom.Have some selfie respect.'The new research by dating site Zoosk comes to the conclusion that while honesty really is the best policy for men, it's not such a good idea for women to talk about exes and children. Either he's being really forward with you or that "thinking of you" text was only sent to you because he wasn't paying attention.4.
Too soon though and you might not get the chance to show how awesome you are.
I think it also shows that they're actually thinking about what women may want to hear and putting a real effort into their profile.
Women who are more forward, using phrases like dinner, drinks or lunch in the first message get 73 per cent more replies, while men should play it cooler.
They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.
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