The online dating profile is the place to sell yourself, so if he has nothing impressive to say there, better bring your uppers to the first date! Listen, buddy, no one likes someone who's high-maintenance and high-drama and a cheater and a liar.
The "average guy" will kill any attempts at a getting-to-know-you conversation dead in its tracks. If he can't keep his past relationship grievances to himself (and/or his therapist) while trying to paint himself as datable, you can expect your honeymoon period to last halfway through the main course, if that.
Before we launch into the signs you need to look for to determine whether or not he is a player, we should first define exactly what a player is.
After all, we need to make sure we are on the same page here.
These men are usually open and honest about what they are looking for and there’s nothing wrong with that.
Alright, be lenient if it seems like he has a "good side," but if he has a "good facial expression," run fast. Artistic cropping in the same exact way in 14 shots? He's "coming out of a relationship." He's "focusing on work." He "travels a lot." Listen, he's not looking for more friends. At best, he's looking to have sex with someone he vaguely enjoys the company of while he's putting on his pants and booking it out of her apartment. Watch where he keeps the kitchen scissors and sleep with one eye open, girl. You already know to proceed with caution (or not proceed at all) if a guy has no pictures of himself on his profile, but what about photos that look like clones of one another? Find someone who's short hair, but doesn't really have a preference?Tips for spotting a bad date online before you agree to meet him in person. This is the sign of a man who has had little interaction with real, in-the-flesh women, and it should probably stay that way.7. You haven't even been out with him yet and he's already given you a rundown of all of the music, food, movies, and types of women he hates?Dater, beware: steer clear of these tell-tale online dating profile warning signs.1. If he describes himself with the phrase "I’m just your average guy…," take his word on it. Steer clear or be prepared to drink heavily on the date, especially if he focuses a lot of attention on that last one.
This is because they leave a trail that you can pick up on and this trail will help improve your chances of spotting him for what he really is.
However, a word of warning to the wise, spotting a player isn’t an exact science so don’t cry wolf before you are certain.