After the week closes and you have the weekend ahead of you, doesn’t it feel like you do the same old thing?
Either you are occupying your time with errands that you couldn’t get to during the week, you become a couch potato and catch up on your favorite shows, or maybe you go out with your friends to catch up and talk about your lives.
You can roll out the “heavy” information as you get to know each other.
As a Dating and Relationship Coach for Women over 40, I’ve seen (and done) it all when it comes to online dating.
I like mine extra spicy.” (Okay, doesn’t hurt to flirt a little.) 5) You sound like a Debbie Downer.
Does your profile sound like someone who likes to have a good time? “I’ve tried online dating before and it didn’t work, but I’m trying it again.” Or “I’ve had a lot of challenges and hardships over the last 20 years and now I’m ready for a change.” Or “I’ve devoted my life to my children and caring for my elderly parents…now it’s my turn.” Again, this all may be true, but it’s important to let your prospective match know that spending time with you will be enjoyable…otherwise why would they want to contact you?
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.