All these online dating sites are suppose to be for people to get to know each other, and see if they are compatible. However, a lot of cases, people aren’t filling out their profiles.
It’s not cool to leave it blank, or put some non-chalant cool looking phrase. A lot of people complain about not getting contacted, but a lot of it boils down to what you put or don’t put in your online dating profile.
Sure, maybe you look like a hot babe in those profile pics, but that’s only attracting the shallow. If you’re not, that blank profile isn’t going to work in your favor. And frankly, even if you’re hot, it’s hard to find out if you’re a dickhead right away, if no one can pick up anything from lack of answers in your dating profile.
Think about it…
You put a profile together and it’s just nice picks, and a one-liner. Or maybe you encounter someone’s dating profile that is set up that way. Maybe you set up a date, and then find out you wasted a couple hours of your time with someone you have absolutely nothing in common with. It’s one of those dates where you or they try to keep it from being more awkward, by filling it with conversation that neither person is interested in, but both are doing the smile and nodding.
This situation could’ve been solved if you just filled out your online dating profile a little more thoroughly. You don’t have to share the whole kitchen sink about yourself. However, you should make sure to share some interests and a little bit of yourself, so you can have better connections with the people you date or even hookup with.
If it’s a matter of being shy or privacy, your online dating profile doesn’t have to have specifics. You don’t need to share what car you’re driving, your address, names of friends and family, and other very personal information. Just share enough that allows people some insight of who you are.
For example, I like to list some of my favorite music and movies. I also explain my overall personality, and a bit of what I do for a living. For me, as a public speaker, I’m not shy about myself, and I’m really transparent, so I probably share more than others. However, I don’t give really personal information out.
If you want better dating prospects, spend an extra few minutes filling out your online dating profile.