From cliches to specific demands, you might be unwittingly giving the wrong impression with your profile.
Even the most innocuous phrases, such as 'I'm a nice guy' or 'Down to earth' could be sending out the wrong message.
while evidence of practice by widows of kings only appears beginning between the 5th and 9th centuries CE.
We weren't just waiting for you to come along and help us make up our minds. Please don't go down the pub and tell your mates you've "turned" a lesbian. As a bi woman, being in a same-sex couple doesn't make us a lesbian, any more than being in an opposite-sex couple makes us straight.
We're not going to be defined by our relationship with you.
Sati appears in Hindi and Sanskrit texts, where it is synonymous with "good wife"; Sati designates therefore originally the woman, rather than the rite; the rite itself having technical names such as sahagamana ("going with") or sahamarana ("dying with").
Anvarohana ("ascension" to the pyre) is occasionally met, as well as satidaha as terms to designate the process.
Phrases like 'impress me' are also a major turn-off, according to members on the forum - causing any potential matches to immediately swipe left.
Claiming that you're 'not like other girls' is also unlikely to win anyone over, nor is stating the obvious with phrases like 'loves to laugh'.
A description of sati appears in the Greek 1st-century BCE historian Diodorus Siculus's account of the war fought in Iran between two of Alexander the Great's generals, Eumenes of Cardia and Antigonus Monophthalmus.
In 317 BCE Eumenes's cosmopolitan army defeated that of Antigonus in the Battle of Paraitakene.
Sati (Sanskrit: सती / satī) is derived from the name of the goddess Sati, who self-immolated because she was unable to bear her father Daksha's humiliation to her husband Shiva.
The term sati was originally interpreted as "chaste woman".
I can't even begin to count the number of times I've dropped the "b-bomb" and the girl I've been talking to has suddenly needed the toilet and then a few minutes later been seen chatting someone else up on the other side of the room. Woody Allen has a lot to answer for with his "doubles your chances on a Saturday night" comment.