We took a look at the data and broke it down into five easy tips to help you finally find your one true love.
Basically the thing to do is to use common sense when dipping into emoticon and abbreviation territory.
The rate of message responses jumps by 52 percent at the mention of divorce or separation.
So go ahead and be honest about those kinds of things. If you have a foot fetish or a hardcore drug habit, maybe save that for date number...never.
Also, make sure to keep things positive on your profile. Coming on too strong is a big time turn-off for women (although unsurprisingly, not for men.
No one wants to date a sad sack, so use words like "creative," "ambitious," or "laugh." Avoid words like "alone" or "desperately lonely."You wouldn’t walk up to a woman at a bar who you’ve never spoken to and immediately ask her out on a date; you’d chat her up for a bit first. God, we’re easy) with first-time messages that mention "dinner," "drinks," "lunch" eliciting a negative 35 percent response rate.