I learned that she had made a golfing connection with the Doodle-Man and they had been dating for two months.
My girlfriend dumped him (because of his constant self-absorbed conversations) and a week later he emailed me, showing an interest in me.
And then there’s the problem of a guy's photos consisting of a group shot, an unfocused picture, an incredibly zoomed-out photo, a picture of his dog and an action shot where you can’t actually see what he looks like.
“Dudes, you can have awesome friends, a super cute dog, and a crazy interesting adventurous life - but unless I can assess what you look like all of that is irrelevant,” the woman explained.
When it comes to pictures, many men seem to be going wrong if the Reddit thread is anything to go by.
A lack of originality turns off a lot of women: “Apparently 50% of Tinder has been to Machu Picchu,” wrote one.
Whatever your convictions are on the subject, say so on your profile page.
Susie Lloyd married straight out of college, had three kids in three years, and began living the life every girl dreams of: staying inside too much.
But there was a lone, well-built stranger to my right.My mother, a staunch feminist in practice if not in name, would tell me, “if you see something, say something.” But the messages I got from everywhere else is that only desperate women made the first move, and men don’t like it when a woman plays “the man’s role.” My job was to show up and look as pretty as possible and an interested man would take it from there.I could give you anecdotes about how backward that line of thinking is, but you’ll probably be more swayed by new research that says women making the first move is very good — at least online.Get rid of “texting language" (mobile abbreviations and slang), capitalize all proper nouns and check your email for typos and misspellings. If it sounds like a normal face-to-face conversation, you will come across as genuine and sincere.A month later, my close girlfriend and I were talking about the men we met online.
Even worse, however, is when a man has just one picture - there’s something awfully suspect about that.