Don’t fall in love with someone based on their profile.
It expands your dating pool exponentially, opens you up to new experiences and people, and pretty much the entirety of the single (and some of the not-so-single) population is doing it. When I launched my business two and a half years ago, I had no idea what the response would be like, so I charged for a complete makeover. This is your romantic life that we’re talking about.The stigma is gone -- and don’t listen to anyone who disagrees. Today, my clients zip their credit cards to the tune of anywhere around 0 to 0 (though I spill 144 pages of easy, actionable advice in my new book, for those on a budget). To be completely corny and completely honest, these sites and apps can help you find the most important person in your life -- and they all require some sort of profile (yes, even a series of photos counts).She brings skilled training from multiple dimensions, good old fashioned common sense, humor, and wisdom to the table.She has a unique ability to bring together energy, writing talent, psychological training, tenacity, knowledge, savvy, and entrepreneurial skills.“I sing Bob Dylan in the shower and Robyn in the car” or “I lived in a houseboat for three months…until it sank. I just moved to dry land.)” or even a quote from your favorite TV show (Tom Haverford from Parks and Recreation is a personal favorite: “When life gives you lemons, you sell some of your grandma’s jewelry and go clubbing”) says something about you and helps spark conversation. Bad dates are good stories (that happen to help you learn something about yourself), and remember: it only takes one good date...
And don’t forget to use photos that show you mid-activity -- running, painting, wine tasting, skydiving -- they help spark meaningful convos as well.
If you’re boldly going forth with your profile on your own, allow me, the professional ghostwriter, to impart some tried-and-true techniques. (Hint: The one-liners discussed above often have a place in these profiles too -- and the photo advice stands as well.)On dates Go into each with an open mind, but know when it’s time to get out.
On apps that don’t require much writing Don’t try to summarize yourself in something the length of a tweet or two. Use something that you’re actually interested in and turn it into a tweet length, one-liner, or quick story -- think upbeat or even funny. Don’t have expectations, put your phone away, and don’t hype dates to the point of nervousness.
While your profile may have some good points, everyone could use a little refresh once in a while.
It’s a great way to get noticed; when you put time and effort into crafting a good profile that represents the real you, you’re more likely to attract the right person.
I was looking over the work we did, the vision poster, the goals of getting married within 1-2 years ( oh my gosh, it happened! I could not have done it without you and wanted to make sure I gave you most deserved credit for this.