“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.
An NYC matchmaker (Joy Lenz) is hired by a king to find his son (Will Kemp) a suitable wife in time for a national celebration.As the clock ticks towards her deadline, the matchmaker finds...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.That goal alone, though, can be paralyzing, giving even writers writers’ block and above all making the majority of profiles…let’s just say lacking the personality they so desperately need.
And if you’re not getting the response you want, it’s silly to look outward and avoid looking at the quality of your own page — because a better profile yields better results.
From the start of the New Year through March are some of my busiest months, with new clients galore right around the big V-Day.
It’s like tax season for accountants — only I work on romantic relationships rather than relationships with the IRS (for good reason). The dream of summer is a distant twinkle in your eye.
On profile-centric sites (Ok Cupid, Match.com, JDate, etc.) Don’t use adjectives to describe yourself — they’re meaningless. Don’t use too many exclamation points or emoticons!!! Don’t treat your profile as a biography, and don’t introduce yourself at the beginning or sign at the end.
J Do feel confident enough to change your profile text and photos often. Do be relatable, open-minded, and give people the benefit of the doubt.
Harry grabbed his bride's hand and told her: 'You look amazing' when he saw her for the first time and said 'thank you, pa' after his father Prince Charles walked her down the aisle of St George's Chapel, Windsor.