“Copying profiles, even a profile you think is good, doesn’t pay off,” says Wright, 36, and a 10-year veteran of online dating. There is no reason not to be yourself.” Unless, of course, that true self is a shirtless dude taking an overexposed selfie in the bathroom mirror. While there is no magic recipe, experts in the burgeoning industry of e-dating advice say there are some basics to consider: 1. Men, stay away from bathroom selfies (and selfies in general), and ones capturing your bromance with your truck/car/chainsaw.Women, you’re among hundreds of pretties who post photos of yourselves petting tigers, so keep those private, Wright said. And the ones of you posing with five of your besties, whether male or female?
Maybe nix it.” Men should also take care about what’s in the background of their smiling faces: Women will notice that Labatt Blue in the bar’s background or your 50-inch TV and decor choices, Wright says. Women certainly noticed a huge sandwich — like the one Mike Drouillard was eating in one of his photos in Hawaii, and get intrigued.
Online dating is a crapshoot at the best of times, but you can improve your chances by being honest, and including details in your profile that may attract someone of a similar disposition and mindset, experts say. “I live by myself, I pay my own rent, I wear socks that match and I love my mom.” “I am addicted to rock, ’cause I am a climber.” “I sometimes ‘fast’ accidentally, because I forget to eat. Radio Wright, a self-described “e-dating doctor” in Miami, found and posted them to inspire wannabe lovers and teach them how to dish about themselves on dating sites. Thousands — yes, thousands — of other men copied and pasted those good profiles verbatim and passed themselves off as the self-deprecating, adventurous, masculine men.
quality=75&strip=all&w=620" /The profiles are witty, quirky, lovable. A lot.” Real men, talking about themselves through interesting online dating profiles.
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