DON’T naively assume that his photo is as up-to-date and accurate as yours.

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Expecting a Cameron Diaz look-alike, he was shocked to meet a morbidly obese woman in a moo-moo. On the other hand, we’ve dated men who were relieved and delighted that we simply looked like our pictures.

(And believe us, we’re not Cameron.) They were grateful enough to stay through the crème brulée.

Let's not forget that self-confidence is one of women's biggest assets.

While photos taken by pros work for this purpose, you shouldn't dismiss the oh-so-popular selfies either. A good profile picture does a lot more and is arguably much more important than anything written in your profile. Brush up on your photo editing skills and get the best angle you can.

Busy week, other things to focus on – sometimes I forget I sent a note at all.

But when she writes back, when she makes eye contact, then the rejection becomes personal and I have to think about it.

Some men do this too, but more often than not, they just don’t bother to write back.

Well, unfortunately, you are apparently more courteous that most.

I think I am quite attractive, intelligent, and accomplished.

I try at least to send a short polite “No, thank you.” when someone contacts me and I’m not interested.

Nonetheless, in order to follow the dating etiquette online, you have to make sure that the picture truly represents you.