Funny things to put in your online dating profile
Sclamberg suggests including a clear body shot, a picture of your face, and an action shot of you in your element—maybe hiking or cuddling your super cute puppy.
But one rule everyone should definitely follow: No pictures of kids unless they are your kids. Use all the elements at your disposal to convey your personality while online dating.
Sweet Pea lets people use video and statuses to tell their story.
It’s a great way to not only show off your personality, but it gives good insight into what your life IRL is like as well—which is important when you’re finding a partner via your phone.
Find your ideal match by filtering out any or non-negotiables.
Figuring out how to portray yourself on a dating app is hard, especially when you're trying to match with the kind of people you actually want to date. Sclamberg explains, “Avoid being generic, and make your intention clear if you want to filter faster and better.”I love a good stalk, don’t you?
Since I need some major help on that front, I reached out to dating and relationship expert Alexis Sclamberg for tips on how to present the real you online (no compromises! Not only do I like to peruse my potential partner’s social media (if they use too many hashtags, it’s a hard no for me), but I like them to have access to my handles as well to get a deeper sense of what I’m about. A clever question on your profile can help intros flow more easily between you and your matches and could also help foster intimacy quickly.
A concise one-liner comes across as confident and self assured, like you know what you’re about and have nothing to prove.
You may as well focus on attracting those who will jive with you than going for worldwide mass appeal.