Such as, “A great evening for me is trying out the newest ethnic food restaurant with a few good friends and disagreeing about the controversial exhibit at the art museum.” Or, “Sunday mornings you’ll find me at the SPCA walking dogs and then off to my favorite breakfast joint for their fresh brewed coffee and chile relleno.
Because, let’s face it, the odds are not in our favor, ladies.
As we get older the man-to-woman ratio moves more and more lopsided.
And once you know how it is inadvertently turning off the men who are looking for a positive, fun connection, it’s really not that difficult.
Here are the top five profile mistakes common to women over 40, along with specific tips to make your profile more appealing and reflective of the best you. Your profile is your calling card, not a wish list.
I guarantee you’ll see the immediate payoff in the quality of men you attract. Here are some statements I see every day in women’s profiles: “I’ve waited so long for the right relationship and I hope it’s finally my time.” “I’m ready to be his everything.” “I’m looking for a relationship where we are totally devoted to each other.” While some of this may be true for you, it’s not something to put in a profile.
The man reads this as you having incredibly high expectations and reliance on your relationship for your happiness. If you wouldn’t say it on your first date, don’t write it in your profile. Women in their 40s, 50s and beyond are particularly guilty of this.
As a Dating and Relationship Coach for Women over 40, I’ve seen (and done) it all when it comes to online dating.
I’ve seen how rewriting a profile, making it more positive, more aspirational, and less demanding can help the right guys find their way to your inbox. My husband and I met and married when I was 47 and I’m now spending the happiest years of my life. Bobbi invites you to join her Grownup Girls’ Night Out!
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