The world of online dating is filled with the good, the bad and the downright ugly when it comes to suitors. With a bit of hard work and training, anyone can create a profile that will stand out from the competition and attract the right people.
My preference for the online dating pool may be because my social circles don’t bring me into contact with an abundance of single gay men, or because it’s interesting to meet people who are outside my everyday experience. The debut of website that promotes mindful dating—is exciting.
I wonder, though, if what we are being mindful about will be open to wide interpretation.
The profile for Guy #1 may go something like this: I am an athletic jock looking for fun. You must practice ballet beneath the full moon when the new moon falls on a Tuesday… Guy #1 and Guy #2 may have nice photos and stats, but both speak in ultimatums and mandates. If we attract what we are and if we become what we think about, I’d like to manifest the gentleman who is simple and joyous.
You must spend two hours daily at the gym—like I do. If that’s how they’re writing, then how are they thinking? I’d be lying if I said that a guy who doesn’t go to the gym regularly would be a good match for me, but I offer my preferences in a far-less exclusionary manner. About the Author: Guest Contributor Meet Mindful is the first online dating site to serve the mindful lifestyle.
To me, mindfulness means being aware of and engaged in the Universe and respecting its laws, and in improving oneself in harmony with those laws. The meeting of these minds, though, starts with a profile.
Take mine, for example: And that, ladies and gentlemen, is my two-paragraph spiel that I have honed to online-dating poetry.