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21 Online Dating Profile Definitions

21 Online Dating Profile Definitions

Imagine this. You've narrowed down your search to the top 5 online dating profiles that you think will rock your world. You like his profile. He thinks you're hot. You're getting ready for the first date and pause and wonder, "Will they look like their profile?" The excitement and anxiety builds up as you get closer to the agreed upon meeting spot. You've been disappointed in the past. Will they be recognizable?

These are all valid questions and feelings singles looking for love online experience before a first date. In my book, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online, I provide some common profile definitions to guide you on your search.

 

WHAT THEY SAY   

Male: 5'7"                   

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: 5'5" or less

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: Wearing baseball hat

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: Bald or little hair


WHAT THEY SAY

Anyone: No photo

WHAT THEY MEAN

Anyone: Not attractive

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: Age 36-39

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: Age 40-50

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: Weight 135 pounds

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: Weight over 150 pounds

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male or Female: No weight listed

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male or Female: You don't want to know

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: No income stated

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: I can't afford you

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: No income stated

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: It doesn't matter

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: Coffee dates only

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: Been doing this for too long. You may not be worth lunch or dinner

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: Coffee dates only

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: I have other dates booked for lunch and dinner

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: Separated

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: Married and unavailable

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: Separated

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: I want to have sex and will you pay for my divorce?

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male or Female: I'm best friends with my ex

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male or Female: I'm still in love with my ex and am unavailable


WHAT THEY SAY

Male: You are so hot

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: I want to have sex with you

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: I am crazy about you

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: I want to have sex with you

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: I love you

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: I want to have sex with you

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: Never married

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: Depending on the age, never will

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male: I don't want to get married

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male: I don't want to get married

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Female: Marriage minded

WHAT THEY MEAN

Female: I want to get married now

 

WHAT THEY SAY

Male or Female: I am loyal and devoted

WHAT THEY MEAN

Male or Female: Someone cheated on me before and got caught

 

Do you have any to add to the list?

 

 

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