Instead, let's change the phrasing above to, "When I'm not out with my friends on a Friday night, I love curling up under the covers and watching a scary movie (any suggestions? Many men and women unintentionally use language that displays a lack of confidence.
)." In this revised statement, I have turned a cliché into a statement that has personality, flirts with the reader, provides bait and discusses the type of movies that I am specifically into. For example, writing that "I really to meet a man who is smart, fun and handsome," doesn't sound terrible, but the word "hope" implies that you are the one chasing and "hoping" things will turn out OK.
Seeing one unflattering picture is sometimes enough to make a man question everything he has seen prior to that photo.
As a rule of thumb, you are only as good as your worst picture.
Well, that clearly wasn't to be as dinner party dates became fewer and further between.
Was a single, lively, midlife woman a bit of a liability?
At the end of the day, quality men are attracted to positivity, not women who come across as disgruntled, overly picky and jaded. Show that you can be one of the guys in your profile.
By changing this statement to, "the perfect man for me is smart, fun and handsome," the perception completely changes.
This subtle change portrays the image of a woman who is confident, in control and knows what she wants. It is a huge mistake to create a massive list of turnoffs, deal-breakers and qualities that you are looking for in a partner.