OK, do not upload hundreds of photos to your dating profile. Many dating websites have a section that requires you to state your expectations regarding a potential date: This section too, should not be too long. Bragging and lying is not just bad for the guy – it is bad for you since both of these are signs of low self-esteem and insecurity.Does your life suck so much that you have to lie to impress people. resize=300,187 300w" sizes="(max-width: 399px) 100vw, 399px" data-recalc-dims="1" / Nothing turns guys off than girls who have poor punctuation skills and bad grammar.Every day I wake up thrilled that people pay me to do the thing I love.

It's similar to how a good resume gets you noticed so you get an interview.

The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.

Whether you want to divulge your real name is totally up to you. Your dating profile is like an introduction or a prelude to an actual introduction. Today, people are turned off by large chunks of texts. So keep your ‘about me’ section short but specific: Many women’s profiles say that they are a fun person.

In my opinion, first names are fine, full names are not – mostly for safety reasons. When you meet a person for the first time in real life, do you tell them your entire life story? Well, what exactly do you do for fun – do you like wildlife photography, power yoga, clubbing or adventure & travel?

I fully don’t expect you to message me, I guess if I was getting 20 or 30 messages a day from people I wouldn’t have to.

Unfortunately real, honest guys like me often get passed over because we don’t stand out among the hundreds on here trying to find a date by auto-blasting e-mails they have stored up on a hard drive.

So what do I do when I am not working on the next great American work of literature?

Well, Rock climbing is one of my greatest thrills it gives me the feeling of working with nature to push myself beyond my limits.

I guess my life is kind of like an episode of the Muppet show and I would be gonzo: always on a new quest, pushing my imagination to the limits, and occasionally walking into things.

If your favorite Muppet is Miss Piggy, there is a good chance that we just won’t get along.

If you've decided to try internet dating after your divorce, the best place to begin is by writing your online dating profile.