In part because of how dating sites are designed, most of us see photos first, and that's when we determine whether to read through the rest of a profile.
Whether you’re in a job interview or on a first date, you’re marketing yourself, so you want the advertisement to be intriguing and relatable.
Nobody likes a bore -- someone who can go on and on for hours without concern for the other people involved in the conversation.
When people say “tell me about yourself," they’re looking for an introduction to who you are.
You shouldn’t trust strangers with your most personal information, and overt negativity and inappropriately intimate behavior will set off alarm bells for other people.
Stick to positive, light information you would gladly share with anyone: your hobbies, your goals and your favorite movies or books.