And if sports or working out are big parts of your life, then awesome — post that classic photo of you and your buds crawling through the mud to the finish line or playing volleyball or biking in that triathlon. But the sweaty guy pics and your bench press number can, um, stay at the gym. The Man Without A Face Ok, we totally get that you often wear sunglasses or hats when you are outside. Cheers to hipster apparel and protecting your skin and eyes from those harmful UV rays, right? So it seems reasonable for you to throw half-naked photos all over your profile is a wee bit perplexing, to say the least. The Hunter Bloody dead animals that you shot and killed and hold up as a trophy for the world to know that you know how to hunt? But unless it’s November, or unless you’re a super hipster who knows how to rock a mustache (and even that can be debatable), it’s probably best to play it safe and either go all (beard) or nothin’ (nothin’). I’m all for enjoying drinks with friends, and posting a photo or two to document said enjoyment is NBD.
But when it comes to posting photos online, just nix them both. So even if you have the best abs ever (and especially if you don’t), just be a gent and put your clothes on — some nice, buttoned-up, normal clothes that your mother would approve of. But when you’re holding a beer in everysinglephoto? So put your coozie down, and grab a glass of water every now and then.
I’m pretty sure he would never post these photos on an online dating site.
Except maybe the ‘stache photo, since I think he and most of the world highly approve of #9. So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love.
And where do first impressions take place in real life? So step away from the shower, hand your friend a camera, and let us see you in your best non-bathroom light. The Macho, Macho Man Sorry to break it to you guys, but we aren’t looking for tickets to the “gun show” in your profiles. But photos upon photos of vast landscapes and a teeeeeny tiny you (if you’re in there at all)? But otherwise, focus on the photos that have in focus, and save the rest for a little photo slide show on date night #3 at your place. The Car I’m pretty sure that every girl’s dating profile does not include a photo of her with her car. Triple points if you crop out girls on either side of you. I don’t care if it’s the most flattering photo of you ever.
Nor pics of you dripping sweat (and smelling lovely, we’re sure) at the gym. Then we can snuggle up and you can tell travel stories for hours. If a girl’s in the photo, we are going to assume that (unless clearly captioned) this is your most recent ex.
It is estimated that there are about 30 million total users, with roughly 1 million unique users logging in every day.
In total, I received 11 messages with 218 visitors. A few were a little more forward, and two were straight-up aggressive.
Despite Casual Kiss being kind of scammy, with only 3000 monthly visitors, I decided to give it a try all the same – and I wasn’t entirely disappointed.
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.