You didn’t realize it, but apparently you needed to have a thesaurus next to you when you filled out your online dating profile.
A new study by eHarmony found the words that help you get your profile noticed and the ones that are killing you.
The best way for a man to describe himself is “physically fit.” That leads to a 95% increase in views, although if your pictures don’t quite back up that description, it probably won’t lead to dates.
Other good words for men to use are perceptive, spontaneous, outgoing and optimistic. The three worst ways a man can describe himself are quiet, spiritual and respectful.
The best way for a woman to describe herself is “ambitious.” That will get you 48% more views on your profile.
Other good words for women to use are perceptive, sweet, hard working, and thoughtful. The three worst ways a woman can describe herself are spiritual, quiet and dependable.