Online Dating Profiles

Dating Profile Tropes Decoded

Rachel Conlisk | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Conlisk

If you have hung around for long on online dating websites you soon get to see the same stock phrases and photos repeated over and over again.  What does it all mean? 

Walking With Dinosaurs.

Jacqui Wright | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqui Wright

I've learned a lot while I've been dating dinosaurs. While some can exceed expectations, on the whole they are creatures of habit and like to stick to...

Five Awesome Tricks to Help You Make the Most of Your Online Dating Experience

James Preece | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The most important thing I want to teach you is that you don't have to write long essays to get a reply. You'll be contacting lots of people every day, so sending long messages can really zap your energy and motivation. If they are popular they won't have time to read everything anyway, so short messages will get their attention.

Decoding Dumb Clichés People Post on Dating Profiles

The Guyliner | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Your dating profile - or the bio on whichever app your fingers are getting busy with - is your storefront, your prime advertising space. Sure, a picture tells a thousand words, but as anyone who's spent more than a minute in the company of a boyband can tell you, hot looks are no guarantee of a great brain or a good time.

How to Master the Art of Taking the Perfect Selfie

Rachael Phillips | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Rachael Phillips

You need to put that pout away. Let us be frank girls, there is no one who finds the duck face look attractive so flash a lovely smile or a cheeky grin instead. Anything but those silly pouts.

Revealed: The People Who Actually Use Online Dating

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're considering signing up for online dating there are a few questions that are bound to have crossed your mind. Who actually uses online da...

What Happened When This Woman Put Up A Fake Online Dating Profile Proclaiming To Be Lazy And Racist With The Picture Of A Model?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Columnist Alli Reed's online dating experiment is enough to make you cancel your profile, swear off men altogether and take up a sex-replacement hobby...

Wash Behind Your Ears - And Nine Other Dating Dos and Don'ts

The Guyliner | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

If you really want a date to go somewhere, you'll have to be honest - so no adding mystery inches to your height, re-imagining job titles or boasting of non-existent celebrity connections. You'll be found out for sure, and, your date will wonder just what else you're lying about...

10 Terrible Opening Lines From Dating Profiles

The Guyliner | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

As I always say, your dating profile is your storefront, your big shiny window display that you use to get the punters in. But in just a few short sentences, you can turn your gleaming emporium of you into a rundown old convenience store, with dirty canopies, smeared windows, and nothing of interest inside.

Building an Online Dating Profile - My Arduous Journey

Chris Rooney | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

I have always had trouble constructing dating profiles. I have engaged in online dating for several years now but have never quite been able to nail the content.

Three Common Online Dating Profile Clichés to Stop Using Immediately

Liz Marie | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

If you want the best results from your online dating experience, you've got to forget the clichés and not be afraid to stand out in a digital crowd!

Avoid the Name Game Brain Drain - How to Pick Your Online Dating Handle

The Guyliner | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

One of the many things they forget to tell you when you try online dating is that you have to pick a 'name' for yourself - a handle for your profile. Yes, not only do you have to fret about whether your pictures make you look pretty or the quality of your babbling blurb, you also have the added trauma of coming up with a profile name.

Dating Wars! Plenty of Fish Vs. OkCupid

Joanna Bolouri | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Bolouri

Hooray for online dating! Who needs romance when you can be ridiculously picky and specify what you want from another human being, even down to their ...

Desperate Tactics Don't Work on Dating Sites

Tasha Smith | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tasha Smith

The fact is people can smell desperation a mile away. Even through a computer screen. An online dater may think they're are being smart that they're breaking the rules, but all everyone sees is a loser in a bar with a bag over their heads.