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Kate Taylor – How to have a sexy, but not raunchy, online dating profile

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by Kate Taylor match.com’s dating and relationship expert
Kate Taylor - How to have a sexy, but not raunchy, online dating profile

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You want your online dating profile to be sexy but not raunchy. Why? Because when guys are looking at you, they’ll put you into one of two categories: ‘short term fun’ or ‘long term potential’.

The quickest way to go into a guy’s short term fun only bracket is to write a sexual profile, or to use explicit photos. While men obviously want long term partners who have a healthy sex drive, they don’t initially want someone who advertises it to the whole internet.

What to do about it? If you want to be seen as a long term potential be more modest. Include a photo which hints at just a glimpse of cleavage, show off your body in well fitting clothes, but skip the bedtime selfies, avoid frisky usernames like ‘naughty’ or ‘fun loving’ but don’t worry; you can show off your raunchy side on the date!

For more advice from dating expert Kate Taylor and tips on dating behaviour head back to our dating section, or read more of our dating blogs!