There's no guarantee that the person answering an ad on an online dating site is someone you'd want in your life.
However, you can increase the possibility it's someone you might like with an effective profile.
If this is your first foray into online dating, or you’ve been out of the dating game for a little while, you’re probably due a crash course on writing that first message to get in contact with someone you want to get to know better!
You don’t want to fall into the instantly-boring ‘hi’ camp, but neither do you want to be any part of the ‘I have nothing better to do’ 2,000 word essay club.
And while the word “honest” was seen as positive for women - with 13 per cent saying this is a key trait in a partner - “trust” or “trustworthy” wasn’t.