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I agree I like your checklist - very thorough, very well thought out. I especially like (3), please post photos. I just won't communicate with a ghost.
Now for a tip for your gender. Try to be original in your profile. Please, no more "honesty" stuff - "I'm looking for an honest man," or "I value honesty," or the like. 'scuse me, but I never thought of myself as anything but honest. Why mention it? Sounds just a little insulting. I'm just saying.
Good luck and God bless, Doug
Not all people, men and women included, are honest. I also have "looking for someone honest" because I've had my share of experiences with dishonest people. Its not my, or I believe anyone's, intention to insult viewers by requesting someone "honest".
Why mention it? As for myself, I am trying to state clearly that I will settle for no less than 100% honesty in a man. It's that important to me, and that why it's in my profile.
I hope you can get past the feeling of being insulted while reading that in women's profiles or you might pass up a good opportunity.
I vote this the BEST answer in the thread. GREAT advice, Reena!
You want us to tell you something about us, should it be personal? While we are supposed to ask questions, we are not supposed to ask personal ones. What should we ask?
I think Ann can answer for herself, but if I can chime in too:
Some subjects require some tact in how they are addressed, and probably should be discussed only when you get to know each other a bit better. Online messaging back and forth and even a first face-to-face meeting are get-to-know-the-other-person opportunities. Personal conversations are for when you know the person a bit better.
Examples of acceptable early "personal" questions / conversations:
"Did you grow up around here or are you from somewhere else originally?"
"I grew up in . Where are you from?"
"I love that song. I play it the piano all of the time. Do you play a musical instrument?"
Examples of unacceptable early "personal" questions:
"So how much money do you make in a year? I like to know up front because I want to marry someone who can support a family."
"Have you had your sperm count checked by a doctor? I want to have children."
"Are you still fertile? I want to marry someone who can have children."
"You said you have a sister and a brother-in-law. Are they married or do they just live together?"
"Where do you keep your toenail clippers? The nail on my big toe is catching a thread on my sock."
Something like: "Hanging with my two sisters at a Cubs playoff game, March 2010"
I predict this thread will be locked before 75 posts. Threads in which women and men critique each other do not go well.
Be honest, if you are not athletic, don't say you are when you are not. (If you're unsure, ask a friend, they'll tell you the truth). And the height thing, well, if you tell me you're 6'2" and I show up in 4" wedges and I tower over you, it's going to be obvious you lied about your vertical dimensions.