If you've ever been a member of an online dating site, you know how hard it is to create a profile that accurately describes yourself and what you're looking for in a partner. That's why many people resort to using the same old one liners in their profiles-they're easy and since they've been used so many times, they must work-right? Wrong! Here are ten of the most common online dating cliches and why you should avoid them.
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It's always surprising to me when I see a young, beautiful, accomplished woman tell me that "all the good ones are taken." As a relationship therapist I hear this complaint all the time, but does it have any truth?
Most of us are convinced that people 10 years younger have it easier, have more selection, and that more people want dates in a lower age range. The ironic part is that men and women of all ages tell me the same story - but they're all young, eligible, and very dateable.
I'm here to tell you with confidence that no, all the good ones are not taken! There are plenty of eligible, good looking, and actually intelligent people out there, no matter what your age - and there are lots of ways to find them.
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Let’s face it; dating as a single parent is challenging. Time constraints, worrying about other people's expectations and fear of the unknown can often make the process feel stressful and complicated. Still, the obstacles that we face while dating as single parents shouldn’t deter us from looking for our next big love and even having some fun. Read more →
How do I approach women? Growing up in SF during the seventies was not great for a man’s sense of masculine self, hearing what “pigs” men are. I choke all the time, even when I know a woman is into me…It’s like the Clockwork Orange treatment.
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Before finding a certified matchmaker
many people try online dating, and I understand why. Online dating seems easy and accessible. You turn on the computer, sign up, and the browsing of eligible singles begins.
Unfortunately, although it seems like a great medium to meet new people, online dating comes with some major cons
. Photos can be out of date, people are often dishonest on their profiles, and the cost and time spent on the site quickly adds up due to the amount of sifting through profiles involved. Read more →