If you really want to promote the six-pack you’ve been toiling away on regardless, make it an action shot of you playing frisbee on the beach as opposed to a flexing pic in your bathroom mirror, and try not to make a shirtless pic your main picture.
A better—and more subtle—tactic for broadcasting your physical fitness may be to post pictures of you wearing well-fitting clothes that accentuate broad shoulders, a narrow waist, and toned arms.
A new paper suggests that couples who meet by swiping right have stronger and longer marriages than those that meet offline.
According to the paper, written by Josué Ortega at the University of Essex in the UK and Philipp Hergovich at the University of Vienna in Austria, meeting online is now a much stronger indicator of a marriage’s potential for success.
Maybe it’s carelessness, or maybe the inability to put themselves in the shoes of the person who’ll be putting them into the “yes” or “no” pile with a split-second decision.
Regardless, the following dozen mistakes will make anyone swipe left quicker than you can say “hey”—which you shouldn’t be doing, by the way.
These findings line up closely with earlier studies that suggest that online dating could be related to happier marriages.
Breaking out of “friend of a friend” blind dates simply increases the number of new people that users can meet. Either way, while you’re likely to see more and more marriages spawning from e Harmony or Tinder, meeting your partner offline first doesn’t destine you for a worse marriage.
) The most common theme is that, by and large, men are not particularly good at selling themselves on a dating profile, either on apps or online—which means they never get a chance to impress upon potential dates their sparkling wit and vibrant personality in real-time messages.
It may sound trite, but your attractiveness really does hinge on owning who you are, not who you were or indeed who you will be.
A good rule of thumb is to try and post pictures taken within the past 18 months: A window of time in which you probably weighed the same amount or sported around the same amount of hair.