Online Dating Advice


How Do You Write a CV for Love?

As a writer and a marketer, I'm cursed with a need to fiddle endlessly with my online dating profile. I want to test headlines and rearrange photos and alter my positioning statement in order to best package and sell the product. Should I say I'm smart? That can be intimidating. Warm and caring? Insufficiently unique.

Love Is a Surprise Party, Not a URL

I think Internet love is possible for people like me, but only when it's never intended to be love in the first place. The reason being that many dating sites traffic in nothing more than something fleeting -- a snog, a shag, a couple of beers -- without anyone going in insistent on marriage.