Providing some context helps you look less self-indulgent, adds Senning.
The Complaint: “I talk to my boyfriend every day in person, so it totally irks me when I find out something major happened in his life by reading his Facebook wall.
To share an accomplishment without coming off as cocky, be brief and straightforward, and keep self-promoting posts to a minimum.
The Complaint: “I hate when guys post statuses about drinking and blacking out.
I apologize in advance if I don’t respond as much as I used to" can do major damage control, explains Senning.
The Fix: “People often come off as arrogant without meaning to by doing something called the ‘humble brag’ (trying to mask a boast with a slightly deprecating statement),” says Senning.
I wish guys would post more pictures of their puppies instead. ” — The Fix: Women are looking for signs that you’re mature and have good judgment, explains Senning.
“Explain that your love life is something you like to keep private, which is why you’re active with your buddies on Facebook but don’t post love notes to her wall.” That reasoning should make sense to her.
The Fix: There’s no need to delete your old photos, but moving forward only post selfies that tell a story, advises Senning. Write that as your caption so it doesn’t seem like you're posting a gym selfie to just show off your muscles.
Haven’t you ever met a girl you thought was the hottest thing in the world, then once you got to know her… And after you know how lame she is, you may still think she’s hot, but you’re just not really to her.
Or how about a girl who barely caught your eye at first, but became incredibly sexy after a good conversation?