"All I wanted to convey was that I didn’t sit around all day doing nothing," says Shaw Stewart. To them it was code for 'highly promiscuous'." The same goes for the word 'fun'.
"In normal life it has no sexual connotation," says property developer Jason Thomas, 38, who believes the paying sites get more responses than the free ones.
Here, then, is some hard-won wisdom and a few shards of jaded attitude. I blame shaving mirrors: If they can't see the bald spot and beer belly, they assume you can't, either. Unless he's actually playing baseball, any man wearing a baseball cap is also bald. So does "I'm not the kind of guy who spends his Sundays in front of the television." 7. "Spiritual" means he can barely earn enough to feed himself. well, sensitive means he isn't really looking for someone like you.
) for the personals, it was all about abbreviations like SWF and BBW. If he's "a great kisser," he's oversexed; expect to fight him off after dinner. The world of dating can be brutal and if you’re one of the singletons trying to navigate your way through the scene, the chances are at some point you’ve been ghosted, breadcrumbed or even benched.But as if dating in the digital age of technology wasn’t hard enough, there’s a new term that could be putting your love life at risk and you’ve almost definitely experienced it without realising.Or it can be more severe, like straight-up lying about your age, height, interests or accomplishments.“As if catfishing wasn't bad enough, people who are actually trying to find dates or love through online dating sites have to be concerned about people kittenfishing them,” love coach Nikki Leigh told Bustle.Let us introduce you to ‘kittenfishing’, a term coined by dating app Hinge that’s essentially defined as presenting yourself in an unrealistically positive way.