Online dating experts are always stressing that you should know how to sell yourself to a potential match. This means listing your best qualities in your profile and posting photos that make you look like a fabulous catch. This does not mean that you should refer to yourself as a "lazy cow."
Love doctors everywhere will cringe after reading this personal ad a 50-year-old, straight woman in New York posted on Craigslist. They wouldn't be able to resuscitate this poor lady's chance of getting a date even if they tried:
Now, we're not qualified experts, but something tells us it's not a good idea to use the phrases "midlife crisis," "just swell" and "I've gotten a bit lazy" when trying to attract a mate. That's like highlighting in your resume that you're unmotivated, sloppy and unwilling to work past 3 p.m. on Fridays since you like an early happy hour. Relationship Fail: I Hope It's OK I Just Proposed On Facebook
If there are any gentle cowboys out there, you might be better off looking for greener pastures...
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