If either of these things are still happening to you, you might be making some of the following mistakes on your Plenty Of Fish profile.

It’s good to have ideal traits that you look for in a person, but it’s better to focus on those rather than what you’re not looking for.

When you list what you don’t want, you leave people wondering what you really want.

If you are looking for someone who is active, don’t say that you don’t want a lazy person.

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Your Plenty Of Fish profile is going to be the most important part of your online dating adventure so you might want to put a little bit of effort in to it.

Creating a POF login that gets positive attention can be hard to get the hang of.

You’ll make mistakes and get very few responses or get attention you weren’t looking for.