Photos for dating websites


Make your primary photo a good one, just not the best.2) This next point would seem utterly obvious, and yet, apparently it isn't: Don't include bad photos!I'm not talking about photos of you making a funny face, though I don't quite see the point of those, but why include photos that simply aren't flattering? Photos of you when you were 21 (if you're now 60) are pointless.

If you describe yourself as "athletic and toned" and you post photos with extra layers of tonnage, that probably isn't helping your cause.

Different body types are wonderful, and most people are fine with dating folks of varying shapes and sizes.

If she has a bad impression of you from the start, she’s not clicking on your profile.

And if you’re thinking about skipping photos altogether, consider what Steven D. Dubner wrote in their book “Freakonomics”: A low-income, poorly-educated, unhappily employed, not very attractive slightly overweight and balding man who posts his photo stands a better chance at gleaning some emails than a man who says he makes $200,000 a year and is deadly handsome but doesn’t post a photo.

Plenty of people do.3) Photos of yourself when you were a little bit younger (five years? Let's operate on the assumption that we all think we looked better when we were in college.