I also love just taking off in the car and going exploring.
Unfortunately, I am an awful navigator, but that leads to all sorts of adventures.
The profile for Guy #1 may go something like this: I am an athletic jock looking for fun. You must practice ballet beneath the full moon when the new moon falls on a Tuesday… Guy #1 and Guy #2 may have nice photos and stats, but both speak in ultimatums and mandates. If we attract what we are and if we become what we think about, I’d like to manifest the gentleman who is simple and joyous.
You’ll help yourself by choosing the top three things.
Treat this as your way to filter out 95% of the potential suitors so you can focus on the ones that are good for you.
(And by choosing the top three things that truly are a big deal to you, it gives you permission to not reply at all to anyone who writes to you despite falling outside of those categories.
So choose them carefully.) Third Paragraph: Here’s the true launchpad for the next step in the online dating process, the first e-mail: Give potential suitors an easy ice breaker that means something to you, even if it’s just light and playful.
Long lists of adjectives and meaningless lines like “I love to laugh! ” (show me one person wholike to have fun) contribute nothing to the online dating process. Second Paragraph: People often make the mistake of writing about themselves for their entire profile. The online profile is the start of the conversation, not an autobiography.
Instead, list a few specific things that are important for a potential suitor to know about you. So with your second paragraph, turn it around and make it about List a few traits that are really important for a potential partner to have.
My preference for the online dating pool may be because my social circles don’t bring me into contact with an abundance of single gay men, or because it’s interesting to meet people who are outside my everyday experience. The debut of website that promotes mindful dating—is exciting.
I wonder, though, if what we are being mindful about will be open to wide interpretation.
Although pronouncing your handle may seem counterintuitive, (this is online dating after all!
) it will come in handy once you start meeting people.
Very few online dating companies who ask for your real first name like Yahoo Personals does, but in these cases it is highly recommended that you create a fake user name anyway, to ensure your own personal safety.