Martha Stewart, Patti Stanger (of “The Millionaire Matchmaker”), Hilary Duff, Jenny Mc Carthy, Ricki Lake. What I’m going for, though, has nothing to do with which station you can find them on or which dress they wore to the awards ceremony. Let’s briefly look at the profile that Martha Stewart created and see if I would have had any pointers: I’ve been curious about online dating for a long time, but, like lots of people, have been reluctant to take the leap. The length is appropriate, though — not too short and not too long.
"This #shapeshifter has gone in the other direction.
swiping through Tinder as a means of finding eligible men.
And after inviting her first suitor to accompany her (and a bunch of her gal pals) on a bowling alley outing, the "Come Clean" singer has moved on to chatting with other singles.
I’m just now getting around to it for a couple reasons. Overall, it’s not a bad profile by any means, and she clearly knows her way around the grammar rules, but there are certainly changes that I’d recommend making. She loves “learning” and “trying new things.” What do you like to learn, and what kinds of things do you like to try? She also uses a few empty adjectives, like “curious” and “fun.” This is where the concept of “show don’t tell” comes into play. And her description of what she’s looking for in a partner is spot on.
After recently writing and publishing my book, “Living the Good Long Life,” I was reminded how central good relationships are to happiness and longevity. I’m told that I’m a specific person, and that the efficiency of online dating might be a good way for me to find that needle in the haystack. Given that most of us know her story, I might even recommend poking fun at herself by saying something like, “…and who relishes adventure and new experiences as much as I do…