The technical term for this is “thin slicing,” and everyone does it in just about any social situation.To get on the good side of her first impression, your photos need to convey all the reasons you’re such a great catch.“I asked my friend to describe me, and here’s what he wrote…” is a cop-out.By writing this in your profile, you’re telling people that you’re not smart or self-aware enough to write it yourself.
Here’s where it gets challenging – she’s forming opinions on just about every aspect of what she sees, including your posture, facial expression, and the clothes you’re wearing.Most living grown-ups have a history of exes, hang-ups and maybe a nervous breakdown or two. They know that you have a past, but they don’t want to hear about it. Some online dating profiles read like shopping lists.They’re looking for someone with brown eyes, short hair, between 5’10” and 6′, from north-east Birmingham, and so on. First, they make the writer sound like a control freak.When someone is having issues with getting matches, it is often times because their settings are just too restrictive.Take another look at them, and consider being more flexible.