I read an article that said using the words spontaneous, outgoing, physically fit, perceptive and optimistic to describe myself would up my chances of one of you ladies giving me the time of day.

Instead, the words ‘physically fit’ are the biggest turn on for women.

e Harmony notes that using the right language on your profile can almost double the amount of communications you receive from potential partners. For women: the top 10 words to get your profile noticed by a man: 1.

Even if you do like “walking on the beach” or “drinking wine in front of a roaring fire” leave it out – everyone says that.

Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.

Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?

Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.

After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.

But did you know that one in three couples now find love online?

I have an optimistic world view and find it easy to connect with others with my perceptive nature.