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How to Meet the Right Person

Think character, not characteristics

Meeting the right person online can seem daunting, in part because of its inherent one-dimensional limitations. But if you read between the lines of someone's profile, you'll find useful, relevant information. The physical characteristics — height, weight, body type — and the personal characteristics — physically active, a good dancer, a good cook — are important, but they have nothing to do with character. Character defines the right person to meet, and unlike cooking or dancing, is nonnegotiable. … Back to Article

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