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My ad requested a man "financially stable, kinda handsome, who can slow dance, make me laugh, read between the lines." Cast a wide net and edit out the responses. A woman I know snagged a boyfriend when she described her ideal job as a combination of circus performer and archaeologist.5. Don't "like fine dining" when you can be passionate about Memphis barbecue, don't "enjoy movies" when you can declare your enthusiasm for Mel Brooks.6. List your age and occupation, whether or not you have children, whether you're looking for a date or a life partner.7. "Mid-30s" or "early 40s" is fine, but assume he'll round up.8. Unless you know for sure that you only want to meet, say, a nonsmoking Portuguese-speaking dentist, go easy on the list of qualities he must have. If you're 42 but look 32, say so (or let your picture do the talking).
Less than 1% of married couples met via personal ads (see "Where Couples Met," page 90).
More to the point: I wanted to attract a man who appreciated subtlety.4.
Props that make you feel soulful, frisky and fascinating help you make those claims for yourself in your ad.2. Post a terrific photo of yourself if you're using an Internet dating service. " My husband says he was attracted to the soft sell of the description and the quirky confidence of the assertion. Instead of saying you're funny or well-educated or caring, demonstrate that.
Here's her ad: The full text reads: The dating world has changed a lot since I got divorced. I love stand-up comedy, film, TV, theater, music, cruises, coffee, museums. Please don't respond if you are alcoholic or smoke pot/use any drugs, or are married/involved with someone else, or are under 45. "It used to be a thing no one understood or wanted to talk about," she recalls.
"Like something was wrong with you if you had to take that path to get a date." But along with the advent of online dating, and the dozens and dozens of sites created to make finding companionship easy, she figured out the cold, hard, truth: any site can promise to make you a match, but paying .99 a month to find love doesn’t necessarily mean love will find you.