Writing the perfect online dating profile
Even high-strung people often think they’re ‘laid-back.’ Find something more descriptive.” Other common terms to be avoided: “cool,” “awesome,” “funny.” “Nearly everyone ‘loves to laugh’ and ‘enjoys fun.’ None of that sets you apart. “Put yourself into a potential date's shoes on this one. ’ Blech—that conversation is a total wipeout.” A better alternative, she explains, is telling stories.
“‘I’m a laid-back, easygoing guy…’ Such terms are practically meaningless.If the Internet is good for anything—and, actually, it’s good for lots of things—it’s good for finding a needle in a haystack.