If you're in a big city, especially in the north or west, describe your looks and your money in your personal ad.In small cities, especially in the southeast, emphasize emotions and hobbies.
The 'zine didn't usually have personal ads (i.e., his ad was a special feature).
The result was 60 e-mails and "lots of" dates with interesting women. On e Bay, buyers and sellers leave each other positive, neutral, or negative feedbacks.
Less than 1% of married couples met via personal ads (see "Where Couples Met," page 90).
Only 2% of short-term sexual relationships started with a personal ad.
Select an online dating service that has feedback ratings. When you get ten positive feedbacks, e Bay puts a gold star next to your name.
Buyers and sellers know at a glance that you're trustworthy.
(She was a waitress, so maybe a rude customer didn't leave her a tip. ) I've read hundreds of personal ads from incarcerated women.
Not one mentioned her crime, or anything about prison.
People will then ignore your unattractive features.
Ironically, pointing out your faults makes your faults less visible, while hiding your faults makes them more visible.
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