They then compared the similarities and differences—some of which were striking—in what men and women chose to emphasize in their online dating profiles (see chart below).In describing which qualities they were looking for in a potential dating partner, honesty topped the list for women but it didn’t even appear in the top five qualities mentioned by men.Calling yourself 'shy' - and even 'happy' could be turning off potential mates while describing yourself as 'curvy', if you're a woman, is more likely to lead to a dinner date.
How is your shitty job, shitty apartment and crazy family my fault? – /u/Rootdown4594I have a lot of young female friends who expect to marry rich or get into money by having a rich partner. I'm not going to keep dating someone who expects me to pay for everything, always come up with activities and always has to initiate conversations.Between classes, friends, and extracurriculars, finding time in your sched to seriously date and commit can be a ton of added stress. Right now, you have the safety net of your college town--you live near your significant other and can plan accordingly.Being in a serious relationship in college takes a lot of energy--energy you're focusing on someone you realistically will probably not end up with. Dating isn't just about learning about other people. Maybe you seriously struggle with only talking about yourself. What happens when you start job hunting and you get offers on opposite sides of the globe?The information was taken from an equal number of men and women from two sites: and Our First they developed a detailed coding system to identify key words and phrases that were used most often in descriptions of what people were seeking in a partner and what they highlighted in describing themselves.Romantic hopefuls looking for love may spend hours pouring over every last detail on their dating profile, from their headshot to their hobbies and interests.