Online dating is a relationship initiated through the internet. While it has a lot of potentials, there are risks associated with it. It is, therefore, necessary that certain precautions should be taken to attain the purpose. This write up is narrowed those looking for serious partners to marry. First, your profile photo should be as simple as possible. In as much as it is necessary to look good, but heavy makeup should be avoided. You should make the profile photos look sharp and natural. Also, use photos that do not show off affluence, high degree attainment in education and nudity. If you want the love that flows from the heart, then keep those qualities away at least for the start. This is because most potential partners will be influenced by those qualities instead of who you are. Connectedly, when you display nudes, a potential partner will not take you seriously because it makes you look like a prostitute. Second, your profile description should talk much about you especially qualities that can captivate your potential partner. You should make it simple. Expressions like ‘I’m an open person’, ‘happy and always want people around me happy’, ‘ease going person’, ‘sensitive to my partner’s needs’, ‘ easy to forgive’, ‘like having kids and spending time with them’, ‘like sex,’ ‘like to cook’ should be highlighted. Surely, a potential partner will be attracted by good qualities. In conclusion, online dating can be fun and promising if the above rules are put into consideration. They help you focus on the purpose.