Dating Profile About Me Section Tip: Check Your Grammar
Here’s the big misconception about online dating; your photos are the most important piece of your dating profile. WRONG!
Everything on your dating profile is important; especially your grammar. Most men overlook their grammar not only on their profile, but in their messages as well.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking your grammar isn’t important. How important is your grammar? This should answer the question:
- 69% of women in one Match.com survey judged men most on the grammar in their profile.
- Zoosk found that spelling errors in your dating profile result in 13% fewer messages from women.
- According to a study by Match.com, 96% of women thing grammar is essential and bad grammar is a turn-off.
- 65% of women would let grammar get in the way of pursuing a date according to Zoosk.
One woman in a recent Match.com blog post pointed out about bad grammar, “….it tells me — at the very least — that you’re not paying attention to what you’re doing…..And if you’re not going to pay attention to an email, I bet you won’t pay much attention to me or our relationship.”
Grammar is important to women, get it?
I decided to check for myself several dating profile about me sections on Match.com.
Bad Dating Profile About Me Match.com Examples
Here are several examples for men’s dating profile about me sections:
Example 1: “As long as the chemistry and connection is there between two people, then all things are possible.”
The structure is wrong; “is” should be replaced by “are”. The correct grammar is “As long as the chemistry and connection are there ….”
Example 2: “I work for a Telecom Company as an Engineer and have a Career that i love.”
Note the “i” is not capitalized in the sentence.
Example 3: “I value women who understand men for the most part…”
A comma is missing in the sentence; “I value women who understand men, for the most part, …..”
Example 4: “A girl that can enjoy a night in with a home cooked dinner…”
Home cooked should be changed to “home-cooked”.
Example 5: “Im a strong believer in good character and integrity”
The word “I’m” is misspelled in the beginning of the sentence.
Example 6: “I think that she should be a fine line between elegance and plainess.”
The word “plainness” is misspelled.
Example 7: “I think that it is part of a jorney to undrestand each other, rather….”
The words “journey” and “understand” are misspelled.
Example 8: “I’m not to picky because their is an overwhelming…”
To should be changed to “too” and “there” should be used insead of “their”.
Example 9: “I also occasionally enjoy yoga, irregardless of the fact that I am horrible at it.”
“Regardless” should be used instead of ” irregardless”.
Don’t take a chance with misspelled words and bad grammar on your dating profile about me section.
Dating sites such as Match.com and Zoosk point out that grammar is important to women.
If you can’t take the time to pay attention to your grammar on your dating profile, it sends a bad message to women.
Do yourself a favor and use a grammar tool for your dating profile about me section.
Microsoft Word is good to check the spelling but there are tools out that can check your grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and everything else. I suggest using Grammarly. I copied a guy’s profile I found on OkCupid and the tool instantly found what needed to be corrected:
There is a free version so all you have to sign up and you’re good to go.
And lastly, skip the text lingo and rap lingo on your dating profile. If your use terms like “lol” and “rofl” on your profile, you deserve an empty inbox.
Please leave a comment below because I’d like to hear what you think about grammar and your dating profile about me section