If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.
Anything concrete like this brings you alive to anyone reading. Make the effort to renew your profile on a regular basis with relevant information about yourself.
If you can make someone laugh, it’s a great icebreaker and could get your conversation off to a great start.
Don’t choose a picture where you are not the main focal point. Summer lovin’ ‘Our latest research found that people in summery photographs were seen as more attractive than in their winter pics,’ says Kate. It’s good to love yourself but there is a line that should not be crossed. A profile that mentions family and friends, volunteering, and enjoying spending time with kids is a good sign.
After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.
But did you know that one in three couples now find love online?
During this phase, it’s also important to give your expectations a reality check.
Looking better in the flesh is better than the reverse.
‘You wouldn’t introduce yourself to someone in a bar with your entire life history, so don’t do it online,’ says match.com‘s Kate.
‘Women have a tendency to write too much because we enjoy reading long profiles. Imagine you are doing an icebreaker introduction where you have to sum yourself up briefly.’ Most people want to find someone who can make them laugh, so show people you have a sense of humour.
Gone are the days when “aging gracefully” was the only appropriate option for people our age.
Baby boomers today are redefining life after 60 and setting an example for future generations.