"That's called, 'you get older and you put on weight.' It's just life." Use colorful language and humor.Instead of "tall," how about saying you're "long-legged"?I wanted someone on my level, someone without a tongue ring or tattoos and who could answer, 'Where were you when President Kennedy was assassinated?'" There's also no reason to lie about your weight. Set your sights on the person you really want to meet.It's similar to how a good resume gets you noticed so you get an interview.The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.One study of perceptions in cyberspace demonstrated that selective nicknames or handles influence the impressions others develop of the person using them. Or consider Happy Hiker, Nautical Gal, Outdoor Lover, Walking Woman, Line Dancer, History Buff, Birder Chick, Bridge Belle, or Hookedon Books.
(If you've been too busy for hobbies, you may want to consider rounding out your life.) Write down the activities that show both your playful and serious sides.Notice the balance in these short profiles: One of the fundamental rules in sales and marketing is to know to whom you're selling.In this instance, your goal is to appeal to a member of the opposite sex. My gorgeous friend Marion wondered why she wasn't getting e-mail.But in my experience, if you give a man a choice between shopping and having a root canal, the latter has a better chance of winning.(The exception, of course, would be helping a woman pick out a bathing suit --lots of male volunteers there.) Too much domesticity can also turn off men.