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.
It’s too generic, common and, frankly says nothing about you that’s interesting.
Instead, be more specific and paint a picture for him.
Is it attracting the interest of couch potatoes, the chronically ill or the guys just looking for a little action?
If so, you are likely making at least one of the mistakes commonly made by women over 40 who are using online dating as their new discos. ) Unfortunately, all it takes is one major profile mistake to potentially sabotage any chance of finding love — or even a few good dates.
You can go on to say that you look forward to a relationship, but really…where can a man possibly see time for himself in that picture?
Also, avoid these statements: “I don’t need a man, but it would be nice to have one in my life.” Or, “I’ve been fine all these years without a man but I’ll make room for the right one .” Men, just like women, don’t want to feel like an accessory in someone else’s life.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!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.After all, you’ve probably accomplished a lot in your life without a man and are prepared to continue doing so.