I'm keeping it on this list in the hopes that another datings site picks up the slack and creates something equally as amazing.
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This kind of list should lead the profile to show what the woman offers in the context of dating and relationships.
As for the rest of the profile, that advice will come later.
A “Catfish” is someone online who is portraying themselves falsely, pretending to be someone they’re not, sometimes for childish reasons and sometimes for nefarious reasons.
I’d seen the documentary and TV series that popularized the term and of course Catfishing is a serious topic on the Dr.
Still well-written and coherent, he went on to say that he didn’t check his account often and would I use his real email.
I have a private email account that I use ONLY for online dating and is not connected to any of my personal info so I felt comfortable using that and agreed to this. He wrote: I believe strongly in love and her values, I am originally German-Swiss, I have two dogs and two cats as well…you can tell i love animals and animals lovers are true lover…is that true ? Weird sentence structure and that “true lover” thing set off a tiny alarm.
Here’s another huge mistake that a woman makes – she describes herself in terms of what she wants in a man.
Phil show, but in all this time I had yet to encounter one of this breed myself…last week.
Here is what happened and how I sniffed out this rotten fish and dealt with him. His profile was clear and well-written in solid English sentences.
With this in mind, a good online dating profile must clearly spell out what a woman offers to her potential paramour and candidate for a committed relationship.
In the long run, men hold the relationship power (most of them just don’t know it).