Instead try and link it to your headline like 'Love_Nature' or 'Ballroom_Dancer'.
5 Keep it brief (especially if you're a woman) Women should stick to three or four short paragraphs (men will not bother to read anything too long) but men can put more effort in, women like six to eight paragraphs about a potential date.
The 'more' option on the sexual preferences menu on OKCupid has asexual, demisexual, heteroflexible, homesexual, lesbian, pansexual, queer, questioning and sapiosexual - that's a pretty full menu. ● Tell someone where you are going or if you meet on arealkeeper.ie, use the register-a-date facility.
Tindr just added a new gender feature which includes transgender relationships. You won't be alone, recent research showed that 30pc of women had someone else write their profiles. ● Don't get drunk, stay in your senses so you can stay safe, make informed decisions so you'll remember your first date.
"Basically it's your photos that make people decide - often in a split second - whether they want to contact you or not," says award-winning photographer Saskia Nelson from Hey Saturday (heysaturday.co/), the UK's first dating profile picture photography service.
From profile pic professionals to masters in the art of attraction (both on and offline), we've gathered together an army of elite dating experts to help make sure your path to true love runs much, much smoother.
CREATING A DESIRABLE PROFILE Everyone wants to stand out from the crowd, but penning a perfect profile can be daunting.
7 Avoid messy backgrounds, filters and photos with red eye - your eyes are the first place people are drawn to in your dating profile photo. But if you don't know your Tinders from your Bristlrs, it's hard to know where to start.
SOME STATS WORTH KNOWING ● Men who refer to women as 'women' not 'girls' or similar, have a 28pc higher chance of getting more messages from women. If travel is the main focus then there's a price to pay. Usually means 'I've been on too many dates and you aren't worth the price of an appetiser and a drink'. We asked dating guru Julie Spira to untangle the dating web.