For certain dating apps, such as the League, you won’t get in without a full profile, bio and all. Include a diversity of photos — and avoid anything controversial.
But most important: How much did the episode leave me crying / screaming at the TV / gasping in shock?
Traditionally, the first Sunday in January sees the highest traffic on dating sites and apps, as singles try to make good on their New Year’s resolutions to meet someone. I shouldn’t swipe right on these guys, but sometimes I do.
As you’re setting up your profile, swiping and sending those first messages, here are some pieces of advice from the Solo-ish archives. And occasionally I’ll send a message asking them to tell me something about themselves, pointing out that their bio is blank.
Phrases like “to print a house” or “fiber concrete house” sound unusual.
And it’s hard to make a step towards unusual things.