Once again, the tone of the words you choose matters.
In conclusion, this is a bad profile text, though in many ways it's also fairly typical; most guys on dating sites will end up with something similar to this.
By all means, it's expected and perfectly normal to write a few paragraphs about what you do for a living, but in this case the phrase, "I spend a lot of time working" kind of makes you feel like he's wishing things were different.
He would be better off focusing on the positive aspects of what he does − the stuff he likes about his job.
Apart from that you can be whoever you want to be as long as you laugh at my jokes and smile when you look at me.
This text belongs to a friend of mine, and he’s not totally lost when it comes to online dating.
Pictures are very important, but a good text will definitely make your profile more effective; it’s the difference between "I suppose he’s okay..." and "I HAVE to meet this guy!
He sounds off with the seemingly mandatory part about working out and a little section about his job.
Let’s look at the second example: About me My life as a stockbroker demands that I'm always fit for fight.
I spend my free time at the gym, preferably close to the windows so that people passing by can admire my designer running tights. I work for the county, and I don't really make that much money, but I do love what I do.
And I swear pigs will fly the day I don a pair of running tights.
What I'm looking for You have to be independent and you have to have some degree of stability in your life. It would be nice if you kept yourself in sufficient physical condition to be able to walk up a flight of stairs without getting winded, and if you spent a few seconds in front of a mirror in the morning as well I’d be ecstatic.