Setting up your profile takes time. Don't rush through this very important process. If you want great results, focus your time and attention on completing all parts of your profile, honestly. If there are survey questions that will help with your selection process, complete them as well. Take your time to write about you. Be descriptive. Finding Mr. Right, or Ms. Right is important, you could spend the next 15 or 20 years with this person. Give your profile the time and attention it deserves. Most people read profiles before they make a selection. Write from your heart. Make what you say give your prospective date have a glimpse of your soul.
4. First Impressions Are Important
Your initial presentation is important. Put your best foot forward. Wear clean fresh smelling clothes. What you wear is making a statement about who you are. Women need to pay attention to how sexy they dress. There is a delicate balance between appearing unapproachable and too slutty. I have had men complain to me that women show up for a first date wearing very provocative clothing and then are angry when their man puts the moves on them to try to get them into bed. Remember this is the first time you will meet your date, if you want a second, act like you care. Women should take some time to get ready, wear earrings, light make-up. Most men prefer less make-up rather than more. Be freshly showered and go easy with fragrance. Many people are sensitive to perfumes.
5. Buyer Beware
Everything that you put on the Internet is accessable. If you have a FaceBook or Google profile know that your photos can be viewed. If you have photos of you with a glass or beer in hand in every photo, people will come to their own conclusions about who you are. If you say you are a casual drinker, that means you drink occasionally. Respond to the questions honestly. If you say you are a non-smoker, make sure you're not puffing on Havanas every night out with the boys. Like attracts like. If you are lying on your profile, you can be sure you will attract someone who is lying about themselves as well.
Jennifer ELizabeth Masters is a relationship and dating coach