Writing a better dating profile

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And don’t forget to use photos that show you mid-activity — running, painting, wine tasting, skydiving — they help spark meaningful convos as well.

According to a Pew Research poll released last October, 59 percent of Internet users think that online dating is a good way to meet people, while 36 percent of Americans who are single and actively looking for a partner, according to dating site Zoosk, are going online to find a match.

The stigma is gone — and don’t listen to anyone who disagrees. Today, my clients zip their credit cards to the tune of anywhere around 0 to 0 (though I spill 144 pages of easy, actionable advice in my new book, for those on a budget). To be completely corny and completely honest, these sites and apps can help you find the most important person in your life — and they all require some sort of profile (yes, even a series of photos counts).

That goal alone, though, can be paralyzing, giving even writers writers’ block and above all making the majority of profiles…let’s just say lacking the personality they so desperately need.

In honor of clarity, conviction (and love, love, crazy love) here are a few tips to help you write your next dating profile: Be bold.

In fact, I called one into my life just last week — see ridiculously romantic note above, which I received just a few after re-activating my long-dormant profile. When you know what you want — and express it with clarity and conviction — the universe does not wait around to deliver!

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