The percentages beside the word represents the average increase in attention that members using each word received.

Being the quiet one in the corner doesn’t work well when you’re dating online.

researcher and computational biologist Emma Pierson, who dug into some e Harmony-released data to produce some really interesting findings about how we describe ourselves, and how this influences who we get matched up with on the site.

[Confession: I used a dating site without a photo and this is what happened] Best words for men #1 Physically fit.

Apparently, there are still females out there who are looking for the manly man in terms of physique. You may want to entice women by saying that you are a made man in the sense that you have a career going and you’re trying to climb up the ladder of success.

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Choosing your words carefully is important in all relationships but in the online dating world, where you have just a few words to sell yourself on a profile, the importance of words is critical.

When it comes to online dating, there are people who are looking for the right mix of personality.

Your profile is your only way to convey that mix, which will then urge them to get to know you better.

After analysing data from over 12,000 members, online dating site e Harmony has a new list out of the words that work best for attracting singles, and the words to avoid to stop a potential love match moving on to the next profile. For men, the study found using adjectives like “perceptive”, “physically fit”, and “passionate” greatly increase your chances of women making the first move online.

Men describing themselves as “quiet”, “energetic”, and “respectful” can be hurting their chances.

Of course, this is just the matching done by e Harmony’s algorithm.

Which begs another interesting question: how do these adjectives influence which whom we choose to contact?

What type of lover you are matters: it influences who e Harmony’s algorithm matches you up with.