Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are. It just means you have to choose pictures that present you correctly.‘Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public – like concerts and exhibitions.’ Wouldn’t you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing – even if your face isn’t showing – get more messages.
Professional shots are perfectly fine, but not required. Start your profile by sharing your interests and hobbies rather than talking about work or children.
After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.
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