When you visit Match.com, you’ll be presented with a form to search for singles where you can enter simple details, such as if you are a man looking for a woman, etc.
I won’t spend too much time on this question mostly because I’m biased: I met my wife using
I understand if you’re having reservations about giving the service a try (I had the same reservations myself).
You want to describe yourself and elaborate on who you’re looking to meet.
You will want to make your profile unique to who you are and it will be important to avoid cliche phrases like “I like hanging out with friends” or “I’m laid-back and easy to get along with”. You will also need to enter your profile heading in this section. I’ve never heard of anyone having success or failure strictly based on their heading. If you’re looking for help on creating your profile, see these articles: Note: It is extremely important that you upload a photo if you are serious about meeting others.
Filling Out Your Dating Profile When filling out your profile, entering the information will be very simple initially and will become more detailed as you progress.
The first few sections (which include your appearance, interests, lifestyle and values) should be simple to fill out. The more accepting you are, the better your match score will be with other singles.
Keep in mind: these “simple” sections are where people feel most comfortable telling little white lies. When you meet someone on a first date you don’t want their first thought to be “they lied to me”. If you are unnecessarily, it will lower your match score with other singles for no good reason.
If something is important to you then by all means, enter those preferences.
You can see my discussion of this when you should give out your phone number VIP Emails: These are special emails that you can only send once a week.