The idea behind telling women not to post sexy, figure-flattering photos was to avoid attracting the “wrong” kind of guy. Which is why I no longer discourage attractive women with good bodies from hiding them. Since many readers tend to lose sight of nuance, Nay, I am certainly not encouraging you to go purchase boudoir photos, wearing a negligee, ass up on the bed, your finger parting your lips. You’re accentuating your strengths in an organic way.
And I get it — on the internet, there are a LOT of “wrong” men who think nothing of writing the nastiest things from get-go. Show a photo of you and your best friend on the beach last summer.
I recently made an online profile in the hopes of trying to find a man that I can connect with on a deeper level than the past.
Women who neuter themselves in their online dating profiles are hurting their own chances to attract men, and falsely conflate dating (which ideally involves sex) with job hunting (which, ideally, doesn’t.)Rare instance where I think you did not address the main concern, Evan. )Suggestion, as it is relevant: the initial writer’s AGE should become a std feature.
Perhaps also applicable to comments: pain to add anything to a now standardized structure, but name email AND age also would help.
Ask your guy how he plans to celebrate his upcoming birthday before you plan anything.
Perhaps he doesn't make a big deal about his birthday and just shrugs it off.
In this case, you should still acknowledge his special day but keep your birthday wishes low key, suggests the Glamour article, "How to Survive the Birthday of Someone You Just Started Dating." For example, if you're not seeing him on his birthday, you can wish him a happy birthday via a text message or with a phone call. If he indicates that he has no special plans for his birthday, you can offer to celebrate with him by taking him on a birthday date.