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So talk about normal date things, and ask me questions like, "What are you into? " One straight guy I dated said, "It’s funny I’ve met you because I have been questioning my sexuality a bit recently".I was like, "Woah, I'm going to stop you right there".

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Looking better in the flesh is better than the reverse.

‘You wouldn’t introduce yourself to someone in a bar with your entire life history, so don’t do it online,’ says match.com‘s Kate.

Because of the 'label' of being trans, people have this fixed idea of me.

Not every trans woman is the same, and that’s what people need to realise.

‘Women have a tendency to write too much because we enjoy reading long profiles. Imagine you are doing an icebreaker introduction where you have to sum yourself up briefly.’ Most people want to find someone who can make them laugh, so show people you have a sense of humour.

If you can make someone laugh, it’s a great icebreaker and could get your conversation off to a great start.

‘Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public – like concerts and exhibitions.’ Wouldn’t you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing – even if your face isn’t showing – get more messages.

Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?

Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.

If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.

After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.

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