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Want To Attract a Guy on JDate?

By Elissa Strauss

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What does the ideal single Jewish woman look like?

Want to attract a Jewish guy online?

Let’s start with the bad news:

  1. Don’t be accomplished, be aspirational.
  2. Don’t sound mature.
  3. Don’t talk too much.
  4. Don’t be tall.
  5. Don’t be fat.
  6. Don’t be funny, because you will come off sarcastic.
  7. Don’t mention work, or any professional accomplishments.

And for the the good news: You CAN be aggressive. But only insofar as you can message dates before they message you. That’s it.

This is according to writer Amy Webb who recently wrote about her research on the online dating patterns of guys on JDate and Match.com for the Wall Street Journal. Webb credits her use of these insights to snag a date from a guy named Brian who she ended up marrying.

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