Your online dating profile text is where you tell everyone about who you are and what makes you unique. There’s no one-size-fits-all option for what to write, but we have put together some tips to help you on your way.
Ask your friends
Ask as many people as possible about what they think of you and get them to sum up what they said in one or two sentences. Write down all of the suggestions and then pull together the best bits.
Keep it upbeat
You may have come to online dating after a terrible break-up or an upsetting life event, but try to leave that bit out of your profile.
Your profile text should be positive to show you at your best and should not include any moaning, whining or digs at exes.
Tell the truth
Although we have advised you to leave out all the gory details, we do still encourage you to tell the truth in your online dating profile.
Avoid claiming anything that you can’t back up in real life.
Include your favourite things
Add in a few sentences about what you really enjoy and be precise. For example, instead of saying “I like listening to music”, say what your favourite bands are, or mention any gigs that you really enjoyed.
As Maverick Matches is a niche online dating site aimed at extreme sport lovers, be sure to tell people what extreme sports or outdoor adventures float your boat!
Say what you would like in a partner
Are you looking for someone who is adventurous to inspire you to try new things, or are you looking for someone who has a calmer disposition than yourself so that you can become more grounded?
Run a spell check
Use a spell checker to see if you have made any little errors and have a final read through before submitting your profile.
See if you can enlist a friend to check it over to add anything that you may have missed out.