Getting your profile right is actually pretty easy and straightforward. A couple of studies published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and reported on by The Huffington Post shows confident, and even overconfident, online daters are considered more desirable. But remember to throw in some modesty as well — no one likes a braggadocious date. But you need to find that happy balance between saying what you want and appearing too picky.
How to write a good dating profile: The dos and don'ts
We've spoken to the experts to get their top tips on making your dating profile work for you. Creating a dating profile can be scary. But did you know that one in three couples now find love online?
If you are looking for love online, a great profile is key. Of course you need compelling photos, but those who are looking for a real relationship will look beyond a pretty face to find out what you are about. It would be nice if everyone could give you the benefit of the doubt and magically see what a fascinating, unique, loving person you are, but that's not how online dating works.