We’ll show you the words that are working for you and the ones that aren’t, as well as providing a few suggestions that’ll help you stand out from the crowd.
Ever find yourself lazing about on your laptop on a Saturday afternoon, thinking, "Gee, I really wish someone were judging my looks in real time online right now"?
Women using the word ‘ambitious’ in their profile enjoy 48% more attention than those who don’t, while men who describe themselves as ‘physically fit’ saw their profiles attract a huge 96% more interaction than their less active peers.So, which words will make your online dating profile a success?One of my friends actually said she'd bang any of the dudes I showed her, but she's Going Through Something right now. No, I'm kidding, I'm sure that there are some nice folks in the mix, although you have to expect a disproportionate number of jerks on a site designed to weed out the less-than-gorgeous.Anyway, there ARE some qts to be found, at least in my opinion, but the ratio's not really any higher than it would be at a good bar downtown on a Thursday night. They can't all be intrepid sex bloggers like me, you know?I have an inbox, and as of yet, it contains not-too-vile messages. So far, I'm lurking more than I'm participating, like the SUBPAR Beautiful Person I am.
One guy did say my username is a tongue twister, which, okay, it's my just my super-common first plus my super-common middle name, so, dumb. I did partake in a little for-funsies voting this evening...although, the only person I've thumbsed-down so far posted a photo of his sports car and not himself, because, come on.Both sexes find descriptors like ‘quiet’ and ‘good listener’ to be negative qualities, while ‘spiritual’ has also been deemed universally undesirable.There are also a few surprises on the list; we might all think we want partners who are happy, romantic and funny but these are all among the least desirable words in online dating profiles – especially when used by men.It should be mentioned that I've never really dabbled in online dating, not even Tinder. To join Beautiful People, you fill out a brief application, which looks like this: And yeah, you do have to fill in every section, including your weight.I mean, I haven't been single since my freshman year of college, and back then I met all my dudes at frat parties and favored a busted-up Black Berry Curve. I threw my scale out over a year ago, so it's entirely possible that I gave more of a goal weight. When it comes to creating your online dating profile, completing the ‘About You’ section can be one of the toughest parts to complete, let alone to get right. Our study looked at more than 12,000 of the most popular profiles on e uk to find the words that turn people off, and more importantly the words that attract.