There’s some comfort in knowing that even before Tinder was allegedly ruining dating, Richard Gere look-alikes and Bulgarian princesses were turning to outside help in their great search for love.
If it's a print-only ad, avoid overselling your appearance with dubious claims like "Sharon Stone look-alike." I started my magazine personal with: "Curvy, almond-eyed writer, fit (good shoulders). Writing the Ad Editing the Ad Sample Personal Ads Community Q&A Writing a personal ad can be nerve-racking if you don't know where to begin.You may feel the need to hide your flaws lest you will scare off that special someone.Personals are generally meant to generate romance, friendship, or casual (sometimes sexual) encounters, and usually include a basic description of the person posting it, and their interests.Newspapers and magazines that take personal advertisements often provide a reply forwarding service; in this case, the text of the advert will include a unique box number and anyone wishing to reply to the advert sends or delivers their reply to the publisher's address in an envelope bearing that number.
Before Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, and Ok Cupid, mortals had to navigate the maddening nuances of everyday social rituals to find romance.