So how come you're only meeting losers, or worse, not getting any attention at all? With a few tweaks and maybe a little white lie or two, your inbox will soon be stuffed with messages from guys dying to meet you.Mistake #1: You Don't Self-Promote You might be hesitant to really play up your assets because you worry it will make you seem cocky or self-involved.Men seem to have a little more luck in this department, as women want to find men for their friends to get together with more than the other way round.Delightful Dick (my current consort) was introduced to two people: with one there was no spark and the other shocked him rigid, and not in a good way, with obscene remarks at their first meeting at the mutual friend's dinner table.So, since real life is not going to deliver, embrace the web, brace yourself and get on with it. You have a memory of dating that is of a more attractive, younger you and more attractive, younger dates. Read all our dating articles at High50: Datings Tips For Men - By A Man Who Was Suddenly Single After 28 Years He's Just Not That into You: When Internet Dates Go Wrong - And How To Deal With It Emotional Baggage: Post-Divorce, Can There Be A Happy Ever After?So seeing and meeting people in their 50s is something of a shock. Earlier on Huff/Post50: On Instagram (i Phone and Android, free), users take photos from their daily lives and have the option to apply a variety of filters to enhance or touch-up their images.I’ve read your profile, and I think you sound nice…” …is way less engaging than this: “What!! Especially online, when women maybe a little more on-guard, opening with a comment on their physical appearance runs the risk of seeming shallow and off-putting.
The snag-him secret: Enlist a close friend to help you create your profile.
Friends don't introduce you, and the two or three single guys you will happen across in everyday situations are very unlikely to float your boat.
In three years, not one friend introduced me to anyone.
“I studied architecture in college and studied abroad in Spain for a semester.
My perfect night in involves a bottle of wine and my Arrested Development DVDs. I’d love to go to Africa some day.” you), you’re already half-way there. Related: Online Dating 101: Sending a Second Message After you’ve composed your message, ask yourself what you would respond if you received this from someone.