Every time I talk about my online dating escapades on the air, I get texts, emails, and Facebook posts from other women also navigating the murky online dating waters. To be fair, I am sure men have a slew of less than positive experiences, but since I am a woman, I can only speak for my gender! I came across this list of red flags, which make sense. I had never thought about why a man would only post one photo–that only shows a part of his face, but from now on, I am asking for more photos! Read on ladies…
The 10 Sneakiest Red Flags in Men’s Online Dating Profiles – from Woman’s Day magazine
In a perfect online dating world, the narcissists, commitment-phobes and other undesirables would label themselves as such in their profiles. But since that honesty would ruin their chances of meeting mates, they hide their unappealing qualities-or at least they think they do. We asked online dating coaches to reveal the almost-undetectable clues that you shouldn’t bother with a particular fellow. Spot only one red flag amidst an otherwise stellar profile? Then he’s probably worth at least an email. See more than one of the below, though, and you may want to keep on clicking. Photo by Getty Images
1. He has only one picture.
“If he isn’t willing to provide more photos, he may be hiding something about his looks, usually his age or weight,” says Virginia Roberts, an online dating coach in Seattle. Or it could signal something more troublesome if the profile’s also low on written details, cautions Laurie Davis, founder of online dating consultancy eFlirt Expert and author of Love @ First Click: He may not be taking online dating seriously if he’s not devoting much time to his profile.
To read the rest of the sneaky tricks, click here.