Good Words: Affectionate, Likes to cuddle, interested in a committed
relationship, sensitive, great cook, romantic, caring, monogamous, down
to earth, looking for best friend, educated, sophisticated, loving,
generous, cute, reliable, International Pen Pal, my colleagues describe me as handsome, great
legs, petite, curvaceous, hourglass figure, gentleman.
Words to Avoid: Some of the bad stuff I have seen in ads. (On some
systems, you will get terminated using some of this language whether in
your profile or in an email). These guys have read too many Penthouse
magazines and need to look in the alternative personals. Here is what
NOT to put in a personal on a regular/metro site: Well hung, great in
bed, I'd love to satisfy you, sexually insatiable, animal, great lover,
oral, blow, make love, erotic, uninhibited and any other sexual
words. This stuff is SCARY to most women and runs them off. You can tweak
and improve your profile as you go along.
Tweaking your profile: If you're getting the type of responses you're
looking for, great. If you're getting responses from the wrong types of
people or not getting as many responses as you'd like, then review your
profile and think about how you can improve it and make yourself shine a
little bit more. Most matchmaking systems have a place for you to edit
your essay and parts of your ad. Take a look at it at least every couple
How to search for a new friend: Each matchmaking system has different
ways of searching for compatible profiles. Some have several ways.
Typically these are MATCH, SEARCH, FIND, and some allow you to make a
Search Profile that you can reuse. You can search by location, ideal
height and weight, ethnic background -- even by interest in having kids
in the future...