It is impossible to precisely convey every detail about who you are and what you want in an online dating profile. With your online profile, your profile’s purpose is simply to: Both of the examples that follow are from people seeking a long-term relationship. Today the weather here is beautiful, I just wish I had someone to share it with. I like a man who has passion in his heart and romance in his eyes. With God’s help, I am striving to be the best person I can be.

Creating a profile that will make you stand out from the others can be particularly hard for a person who is uncomfortable talking about himself.

A person who can get past this shyness can craft a dating profile that will be flattering and entice others to get to know him more.

Spend time, before you start writing, to make yourself look and feel good. Put on your favorite shirt or outfit and your best pair of shoes so that you feel more attractive.

Choose a good picture of yourself to post on your profile. Include your work information, age and where you live in this section.

Pick one that clearly shows your face and in which you are smiling. Ask a friend or relative to help you find an attractive picture, if necessary. Explain why you work where you work and what you love about your life.

Write a brief description of who you are and what you like to do. For example, say "I love to travel in Southern Asia" rather than "I love to travel." Give the reader some fun facts about you in this section.

Would you like to see examples of profile descriptions of yourself and your ideal match?

Here are some sample profile descriptions along with my analysis of their pros and cons.

If you have a different take on any of them, please share your opinions in the “Comments” setion below.