According to experts, honesty, patience and a well-thought-out profile are all anyone needs to find true love.
How to build an online dating profile The Profile The key to successful dating online is a well-written user profile.
In 2000, Brenda Allison graduated from law school and moved to Chicago.
There, she found a supportive group of friends, an apartment within walking distance of the city's hottest spots..absolutely no time to date.
"The bar scene was always about ' Hey baby, you're hot' after a few drinks." Though once considered the sole province of the nerdy and socially challenged, online dating has come a long way.
"A lot of people get really intimidated by the profile process," says Whitney Casey, relationship insider for "Some people have usernames you need a decoder ring to decipher," Casey says."All the numbers and letters jumbled together make it really hard to figure out what it means."Stay clear of anything too provocative." Casey says the answer should be fun and playful and prompt people to want to click into your profile to get to know you better."Something like ' This week I'm looking for a great cocktail date near Central Park' is fun and makes your profile stand out. The first, Casey says, should be about who you are and what you like to do."I met this guy for drinks, and everything was going fine.