Trigger Words: What Sets You Off?

If you’re skimming through online dating profiles, are there words that immediately turn you off?

For example, here are some common words that set my trigger finger to click “block” for my clients:

Here’s another example of a trigger word that set off Propagandroid in the comments of J’s post about “curvy” girls:

What do you think?  Are there words that immediately turn you off?  Are they related to bad experiences in the past or is it just a gut reaction?

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Since 2008, E. Foley of Geek’s Dream Girl has been helping geeks from around the world find love. She writes amazing online dating profiles for her fellow geeks and guides them through the perilous waters of the dating scene and out the other side. She's totally proud to report that she's even caused a couple geek weddings! She lives in Maryland with DaveTheGame, her adorable cats, Mr. Peanut & Don Juan, and Titania, Queen of the Cocker Spaniels. (Email e, or follow @geeksdreamgirl on Twitter.)

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