Posting pictures on dating sites
It’s true that you’re putting yourself out there and a lot of men are going to look at you.And we’ve all heard about men being very visual, so it makes some sense that you’re concerned you can be rejected for your looks.When I’m working with our dating coaching clients on their online profiles and communications, one of the first things I do is to ensure that the picture(s) the client posts online is (are) a recent and accurate representation of the best version of their authentic self.Selecting the right pictures warrants due consideration: while you certainly want to put your best foot forward and make a great first impression with your online pictures, in doing so, you do not want to sabotage your first in-person encounters by setting the bar unrealistically high.But for the general good of the online dating world, and to hopefully offer some help to all of those handsome bachelors out there considering a bathroom selfie, I would like to offer this helpful little list of 10 photos guys should NOT post for online dating.Yes, yes, I know that we girls have our own set of cliche photos (hello, feet in the sand? Now before you all start emailing me about being Judgy Mc Judgerson, please know right off that this is of intentions.Or that the most-matched women appear happy and (perhaps unsurprisingly) show some skin.But aside from panned-out shots providing a sense of your real size and hiding the right side of your face, there are lots of little tricks you can use while actually taking the photo that can be the difference between a swipe left or right.
And since this time of the year can sometimes be a bit of a downer for singles, I thought we’d lighten the mood with the topic that never fails to entertain — online dating photos.
I’m ready to put some real effort into my search for a partner, and I’ve decided to try online dating.
I’m uncomfortable putting my picture up online but have been told that not doing so is a mistake. _____ [More from Jasbina] — One of my suggestions to commitment-minded men and women ready to prioritize meeting a partner is to be as proactive as possible in the relationship arena of their lives by aligning their actions with their goals.
), bad angles -- [images are] too close up or too far away, taken below or above in unflattering ways, or too dark or light.
If you were trying to sell a house, would you take a photo with the paint chipping, the door falling off, litter on the ground and bad landscaping?