Dating advice tips
If you prefer to sleep in on weekends, don't lie about loving your 7 a.m. Same goes for images of you doing sports or activities you’d rather not try again, or listing hobbies you aren’t actually into but claim to be just to seem cool.Be honest about what you're looking for, but don't get too "heavy" about it.Having lots of options is great, but the more choices we have, the less likely we are to make a (satisfying) decision, studies confirm.Same goes for online dating: Research shows the more profiles we compare, the pickier we become.
That's not to say you should lie about these things, but try focusing on the upsides and positives in your life before launching into the real-er stuff.
According to Online Dating Magazine, 20% of Americans have gone out on a date with someone they met on line.
And every year, more than 280,000 marry someone they met that way. One survey found that Americans are spending nearly a billion dollars for online dating services.
Online dating requires some courage and thoughtful planning.
Use these tips to help navigate the realm of online dating.
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Think: "Looking for someone who loves old movies / who reads / who's active and enjoys the outdoors." Not: "Looking for someone to spend the rest of my life with, who supports me unconditionally, and loves me for all my flaws." (We all want that, but shoving it in everyone's face right off the bat can feel intimidating, oppressive, and desperate.) “There is nothing less informative than, ‘I am very close to my family and friends’ or ‘I love to go to dinner and hang out with my family and friends,’" Salkin says.