Did you know that when it comes to online dating, it's a chick's market? Apparently, dudes get shut down left and right, and women get winked and emailed to death. If you check out OnlineDatingMatchMaker.com, you'll see that it's men who are sending out plenty of emails, but rarely do they get a return email. Sucks for you, fellas! Regardless, we here at The Frisky are big fans of the males, and we thought we would explain why you never heard back from us. The Frisky: Dating Online? Here's What To NOT Put In Your Profile
Your Photos Are Weird. In an effort to show how hard you can party, you posted pictures of yourself passed out on Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras, getting tased while chasing after the mascot of your favorite team, and wearing a lot of wacky hats. DATING FAIL. Other crimes against profile pics include you making weird faces, you making the same face in every shot, and you with your ex but with her face crossed out thanks to some spastic Photoshop scrubbing. Also: remove photos that don't include you. The Frisky: Men Don't Cheat Because Their Wives Are Ugly
Your Game Is, Shall We Say, Lacking. Your idea of a first email opening line: "Hello, thank you for checking out my profile," "Might I say, you are an exceedingly beautiful young lady," "What u doin rieght now wanna chat im sloppysoupsales on AOL." Russ Ruggles, who runs OnlineDatingMatchmaker.com, recommends the "one-line hook." Pick something specific in our profile and respond to it in an interesting, engaged way. Dating magic! The Frisky: How To Really Meet A Woman
You Supplicate Yourself. People say women care about how much a man makes, how tall he is, and how hot he is. Lies, we say, all lies. We get major mental boners for confidence. Especially here at The Frisky, where we're all, like, empowered, you know, we need a man with a pair. Not shoes. Cojones. There is nothing, nothing more attractive than a man who is confident, and confidence is, frankly, easier to telegraph via email than in person, where all kinds of physical tells can give you and your insecurities away. Come correct, son!