Either try to put this in a more original way, or leave it out altogether.

We all have our pet hates but making any extreme statements in the online dating community is going to spell disaster for your profile, and will repel potential partners pretty quickly.

Leave these out and you’ll leave dates with a much more rounded picture of who you are.

If you like food mention a particular cuisine, if you have an interesting job describe it and don’t be afraid to use a thesaurus to avoid unimaginative words.

Do you have an unexplained hatred of men in skinny jeans, or are you put off by girls who listen to heavy metal?

Feel proud of your hobbies and interests and convey them accurately in your online dating profile.

We’ve all had times where we felt we couldn’t live up to someone’s expectations and describing your ideal date so rigidly can do exactly that.

Now you know what not to say, take a look at these techniques which can help your profile stand out amongst the crowd.

Remember not to disclose personal details about where you live on your profile – be date smart and stay safe online!

Here are 10 phrases your should definitely avoid using.

Instead try using ‘buzz’ words that stand out, like mentioning a country you’ve visited recently or a book you’ve read.

Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, good online dating advice will tell you to cut the fluff out – but be honest about the fundamentals like your age, sexuality and whether you have children.