Chances are, of course, that you are not the only single James out there, so what next? Your profile name is up there with a chatroom handle. Funny names are good; generic names are perfectly acceptable too. I came across a really doozy last night that made me rethink the importance of a name: a guy whose username indicated that he had an impressively numbered "inchpianist." Unsurprisingly, the same guy was wearing one of those oh-so-bad "The Man/The Legend" T-shirts in his profile picture. But some guys—and gals—might just be clueless as to the image they're projecting.In that case, let me clarify: Don't put these words (or numbers, or phrases) in your profile name, folks.It will appear alongside your picture and could mean all the difference between someone giving a saucy smile and clicking on you to find out more or eliciting merely an eye roll before they scroll on to the next sweetly monikered singleton. First things first The default, I suppose, would be to pick your name.
7 Compliments So Wishy-Washy, They Kind of Hurt My Feelings Why Is It SO Uncomfortable When This Happens in Online Dating?Even if the name isn't overtly descriptive such as 'Jumping Monkey207' this is still enough that we will create an image in our mind.Jumping monkey is certainly someone who is relatively small and probably quite playful/cute. Your Goal Your goal then is to create a name that is flattering, but that is at the same time relatively accurate in describing you.It's a much safer strategy as well as one that can be liberating and empowering.But your username is more than that it's also your avatar for your communications it's the only thing that your prospective partners will have to base your personality and looks on before they get to know you (other than any pictures and details you may wish to share) and this can really colour their judgement of you.