You might include photos with your kids, your dog, traveling, hiking or biking, perhaps a business portrait. Thanks to the internet, most people just skim, looking for nuggets of interest. You're over fifty and single -- something didn't work out at some point along the way.
Then add at least four or five additional pictures. At that point, there is zero chance you'll win him or her over with your sparkling personality.
They should both prove your primary shot isn't a fluke, and illustrate other aspects of your life. You don't want someone to click through your pictures and go, "Wow ... And if you do have to use a great shot from the 00's, cop to it and put the date in the picture's caption. Shakespeare didn't know from online dating, but his "... Nobody is going to wade through through a fifty line block of solid text about what it will take to be your soulmate. Nobody's life is perfect, and portraying yours that way won't make you look good.
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") compared to their concerns when dating Over 50 ("Will she laugh at my back hair? You can read the other 24 When it comes to overall changes in the world of dating between then and now, the very best improvement has to be online dating.