Either way, ellipses and question marks make it seem like you’re having a conversation – without you even having to say anything directly.
So if you’re not into the bad-boy thing, what about something like …The former invites a woman to send you a message while the latter jokingly invites a woman to drop you a line if she is all of the above.
You’ll see smart ways to differentiate yourself with your headline in a bit.
The Sadsack Headline Please don’t represent yourself as a desperate loser burdened by years of baggage. The message you’re sending with headlines like these is that you’re unhappy, weighed down with tons of issues, and resigned to a sad fate of online dating.
Here’s what search results look like on Millionaire Match: See how that headline is the first thing you see?
This is just a more annoying, particular variant of The Captain Obvious.
So you’ve signed up for a dating site like Plenty Of Fish, thought long and hard about your profile, and selected just the right pictures to demonstrate what a great catch you are.
But there’s one area that’s still stressing you out: More specifically, coming up with one of your own. If you’re just hanging out on OKCupid or Christian Mingle, then you’re one of the lucky dudes who don’t need to stress over their headline.
The “It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Sleazy” Headline Please don’t include the phrase “DTF” (or any of its variants) anywhere in your online dating profile.
(Yes, we’ve seen it, we just wish we hadn’t.)Your headline isn’t the place to advertise that you’re only in the market for a friend with benefits. If you’re not looking for something serious, that’s fine.