We took a look at the data and broke it down into five easy tips to help you finally find your one true love.Or, at the very least, to get a reply from a woman who doesn’t just post photos of her cats.I have not met her in person; in fact I haven’t spoken with her yet.

The rate of message responses jumps by 52 percent at the mention of divorce or separation.

So go ahead and be honest about those kinds of things. If you have a foot fetish or a hardcore drug habit, maybe save that for date number...never.

If one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2014 is to finally find love—and if you’re single, it probably is—then there’s a good chance you may soon turn to online dating.

According to a Pew Research poll released last October, 59 percent of Internet users think that online dating is a good way to meet people, while 36 percent of Americans who are single and actively looking for a partner, according to dating site Zoosk, are going online to find a match.

Talk about what you like to do, what your hobbies are, what you read, what you watch on TV, whether you are a foodie or not.

Give the poor girl a chance to decide whether she thinks you might get along or not.

And besides, you can list what you are looking for in a woman until you are blue in the face, but if the history of romance is anything to go by, 80 percent of that won’t matter when you meet the right person anyway.

Original content written for Matchmakers read thousands of profiles, and it’s a real challenge to get yours to stand out.

They want to know about you, not what you are looking for.