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Sample Online Dating Profile – Caroline, 26

February 20, 2009 by Sara  
Filed under Sample Online Dating Profile Examples

As part of the Dating Tales series on sample online dating profile examples, this post is dedicated to a fictional online dater named Caroline.

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Handle – DownwardDog26
Name – Caroline
Age – 26
Location – San Diego
Seeking – Fun, single guy under 30
Interests – Kickball, chick lit, happy hour, yoga

About Me
My friends say I’m laid back, easy going, and a great listener. I value what my friends say too. Since I’m far from my family I depend on my close circle of friends for most everything.

I manage to stay pretty busy. Between my job, friends, and hobbies, I’m rarely even home. But when I am home, I love to curl up with a good girlie book and the softest cat in the world: Loafers. Loafers has been with me since high school—she even made it through college at UCLA with me too. She and I are great buddies. We both love tuna fish and we both purr:)

My love of animals is probably a result of my upbringing. My parents own a ranch right outside of Montpelier, Vermont, so good old-fashioned country fun was easily had. Between pet chickens and makeshift dirt bike ramps, my brothers and I managed to entertain ourselves pretty well.

It’s a different story today. There’s hardly enough room at my apartment for Loafers and after a couple of broken arms I’ve left the dirt biking behind me. Now, all my exercise happens at the beach or at the yoga studio

Do you yoga?

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Profile critique

One good thing – Caroline did a great job describing her cat. A profile doesn’t need to be 100% about you. It’s okay to express yourself describing other things too.

One not-so-great-thing – Since most people say “My friends say…”, then you shouldn’t. It is cliché and you’d be better off illustrating who you are with examples.

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