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There are plenty of articles out there about the benefits of online dating.
The act of writing your online dating profile can be a surprisingly difficult experience, but can also be rewarding if gone about correctly. The more confident you are at the outset, the more natural and genuine your profile will end up being.
After all, you can learn a lot about yourself by filling out that personal information. If you are stuck on what to write or dreading the process, take a few minutes to focus and find your center.
Image Credit: Before you even start writing your profile, analyzing your state of mind can be very revealing. Chances are there’s a reason you’re on this website. Once you focus, you can calm down and produce an impressive profile that showcases the real you.
After the mandatory “name” “gender” and “age” brackets, most dating websites ask for a tagline.
This can be a motto or just something you feel describes you. If you are indecisive, choosing the right quote can be quite difficult. Even more to the point, what does it say about you? Did you choose this tagline because it is meaningful to you, or because you want to come across as someone it would be meaningful to?
Once you finally figure out what you want your “tagline” to be, you have another opportunity for some self-reflection. If the latter is the case, why are you putting a façade?
The internet is arguably the easiest place to be yourself without consequences. This is perfect, because it gives you an opportunity to think about those exact things and take a few moments to think about how where you want to be and how you can get there.
Is there a reason you feel uncomfortable being yourself? The “About Me” section can be daunting because you want to honestly present yourself while making sure you come across as a desirable person.
The main section of any online dating profile is the “About Me” portion. You want to be interesting and creative without being cheesy or fake.
Your ease or difficulty with this task is a display of your self-confidence and level of comfort in talking about yourself.
A lot of dating sites let you describe the person you’re looking to find.