An hour or so into the date, he looks me straight in the eyes and says: 'You have got to stop touching your hair because it's driving me crazy.
I don't know if I'm going to be able to control myself!
"There weren't a lot of people using the Internet to date back then," she says.
"A lot of people get really intimidated by the profile process," says Whitney Casey, relationship insider for
"But when you think about it, when you go out, you get only one chance to make a great first impression.
All pictures should be taken within the last six months and feature a head shot, as well as a full body shot.
"Putting up pictures that represent what you look like means you don't have to worry later, if he or she doesn't call you to go out again, that it's because of how you look," Allison says.
According to online dating site Match.com, more than 20,000 people register to use the site every day.
e Harmony says it has 20 million registered users on its roster and according to a recent study it commissioned, the dating site is responsible for 2 percent of all marriages in the United States.
"Be honest about who you are." • Avoid pictures of yourself with either too many props or too many other people.
"Find a happy medium between being Action Jackson and Mr. "Your main picture should be just you, and not you wearing sunglasses or you holding your dog.
(OPRAH.com) -- In 2000, Brenda Allison graduated from law school and moved to Chicago.