Ladies, you may have spent years telling stories to your children and then later to your grandchildren. It is time to tap into those story telling skills and create a dating profile that gets you the results that you are hoping for.
Sure, it may not be easy talking about yourself, much less trying to sell yourself as a viable partner. We’ve got some good news and some bad news for you.
We’ve discovered that even though your profile may not paint a glorious picture of who you are and what you are looking for, it probably won’t hinder your chances for finding love much because men over 50 probably won’t even take the time to read it. Sadly, this means that if they aren’t reading your profile, then they are probably focusing on your picture and not much else.
Before you start panicking and thinking that you have to upload a new picture or feel like you have to dig through your collection of photos from your granddaughter’s graduation from 10 years ago, we have more good news for you. If your current picture is current and you have a brilliant smile on your face, then you’re golden!
Men are drawn to women who are smiling because it shows that they are happy, have a good attitude, are approachable, and many will say that smiling makes you look younger too! If you feel so inclined to update your photograph, make sure you choose one where you are participating in an activity that you enjoy. For example, if you like to go on a bike ride, have someone take a snapshot of you taking off on your bike.
When you do come to the section where you have to talk about yourself, instead of using this area to blandly discuss what you want out of life, a partner, and talk about your experiences, use this as a chance to tell a story. Use examples rather than just list experiences. If you’ve traveled to a few different countries, instead of saying that you enjoy traveling, mention a few of your favorite memories in each country.
You should keep in mind that when you are writing your profile and describing your passions in life, you should avoid mentioning the cliché things like sipping wine by the fireplace and talking all night or going on road trips and staying in a bed and breakfast. While you may genuinely enjoy these activities, you aren’t the only one and chances are people come across these things (or other hobbies that are commonly mentioned) more than a few times. You want to stand out and talk about hobbies and passions that aren’t very common. Even if you don’t have anything too unique to mention, you can talk about these common activities in a unique way. Remember that the name of the game is to stand out as much as possible without straight up lying.