They follow bad advice or go into it expecting too much too soon.
The problem is, your profile is a very important part of the online dating process.
If you write dull, generic content then you aren’t going to stand out from the competition.
If you can get a handle on the things on this list, I guarantee you’ll notice your relationship drastically change for the better.
Here you go: It’s a man’s nature to look, getting on his case shows you’re insecure, which is a huge turn-off.
Those in the former camp tend to use their pursuit of socially-constructed goals as a shield from the discomfort of introspection, while those in the latter camp are looking for new ways to distract themselves from the present moment. The common defense for this idiocy is “you can’t control what you’re attracted to,” but now I realize that — in many cases — this is an excuse that absolves you from examining what your preferences say about you.