6 words you should never use on your Tinder profile

Publish Date
Thursday, 18 May 2017, 11:52AM

Being single is not easy. 

And when it comes to finding love online, that's not exactly a walk in the park either. 

In your profile you need to sell yourself with just a few pics, and a short paragraph. 

So when it comes to the words you use, what will actually increase your chances of a match? 

Illicit Encounters, a dating website for married people (LOL yup), studied over 400,000 profiles on their website.

They gathered together a list of the best and worst adjectives to use on your online dating profile.

 
If you're wanting to attract a man, these are the words you should use

- sexy (15 per cent of men looked for this)

- honest (10 per cent)

- confident (seven per cent).

 

If you're wanting to attract a man, these are the words you shouldn't use

- shy (two per cent)

- trustworthy (one per cent)"happy" (0.3

- happy (0.3 per cent)

 

If you're wanting to attract a woman, these are the words you should use

- honest (13 per cent of women looked for this)

- intelligent (10 per cent) 

- confident (nine per cent)

 

If you're wanting to attract a woman, these are the words you shouldn't use

- shy (one per cent)

- happy (0.4 per cent)

- curvy (0.09 per cent)