Writing the best dating profiles

“Let’s say you're five-foot-ten, but you decide you’ll seem hotter if you say you’re six-foot-one,” Robinson says.

“It may be a superficial detail, but if/when your date notices you fudged the numbers, she’ll wonder what else you sugarcoated.

Yet, when it comes to online matters of the heart, finding “the one” often remains elusive.

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

If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.

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?

‘Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public – like concerts and exhibitions.’ Wouldn’t you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing – even if your face isn’t showing – get more messages.