Choose wisely Pick a friend and get them to write a few sentences.Rather than picking the person who knows you best, pick a good writer or a witty friend (because this is an advert, not a confessional).Some have abandoned the site but left their profiles on.Some just don’t feel compatible with you, even if they did initially...Your matches Click ‘my matches’ on your home page, and you will see people who best fit your specified criteria (‘my ideal match’ in your profile), and the people that you fit best.The more specific you’ve been, the more specific the results. Some people get loads of mail and simply don’t have time to respond to every one.The truth will out “I look 29, so it’s OK to say that I am.” claimed one 35 year-old.
However, to prevent a date's crushing disappointment followed by bitter resentment, you should include some more realistic shots in your extra photos. Online profiles are like articles in a flicked though newspaper: if they don’t grab you immediately, you don’t read them.
Basically, it’s complicated, but often people just don’t reply. Take time Taking time to get to know somebody with emails and a phone call before meeting is the key to online dating.
Possibly patronising to include this, but, if you want to be certain about a person's intentions, hold back for a few dates.
However, if you're just in a lull - perhaps you like swimming in the sea, haven't done it for three years, but are keen and able to do it again - then that's fine to include.
Once you have uploaded all your relevant pictures and information...