The tips got pretty specific in some cases: It’s 28 percent better for a male to refer to females as women rather than girls, and men who use “whom” get 31 percent more contacts from the opposite sex. We frequently get requests for help from Plenty of Fish (see our review on POF) and Match (our review on Match) members for advice on making their online dating profiles more appealing.I recently received an email from a guy who asked me to look at his dating profile on
Just as bad are those which scream of desperation, or have a rescue complex. All we did was look at some random pages of dating profiles and just pulled these typical taglines.Mentioning cats is fine, but mention “my cats” and you’re a weirdo.The data shows that lesbians appreciate nice legs, gay men prize nice arms, and straight women and men are looking for flat stomachs above all else.This little ditty can compel us to read further, or it can cause us to roll our eyes and move on.The dating profile headline is a one-time lightning-quick opportunity to show a little flair, and highlight something about your personality or a special interest.But this is great news for OUR readers, because you are now going to stand out as a creative and clever person amongst the yawners, oddballs, and desperadoes. We had to stop ourselves, because they just went on and on.