Jana Hocking is a columnist who often writes about her love life.
She’s tackled all manner of dating-themed topics in recent months – from relationships with rich men to watching porn in lockdown.
And now, the Australian journalist has lifted the lid on men she swerves on dating apps.
When scrolling through profiles of fellow singletons, there are nine types of people she avoids.
In a piece for news.com.au, Jana slammed men who lie about their age, height or jobs.
Here are the blokes she’d avoid if she spotted them on Tinder or Bumble…
1. Men who say they’re 5ft 10
All too often, this ends up being blokes who are 5ft 8 who think they can add a couple of inches onto their height without anyone noticing.
Saying six foot would be too much of a stretch, so they settle on 5ft 10 instead.
2. Singletons who pretend to be 45-years-old
Jana previously said she enjoys dating guys who are in their 40s.
But unfortunately, some chaps in their 50s lie about their age so they’ll be considered by younger ladies.
Even if you are able to get past the age gap, the singleton said “lying” is a deal-breaker she won’t accept.
3. Alpha males
The writer can see past men who pretend to be super macho.
She joked: “Just like a caveman who hunts a wilder beast and brings it back to the cave to impress his lady friend, this guy is trying to show he is as masculine as they come.”
4. Men who are hung up on past relationships
Blokes who are “passive and angry” are a major no-no.
Jana warns women to look out for phrases like “if you can’t handle me at my worst, you don’t deserve me at my best”.
The columnist thinks this is code for “jobless”, so always swerves men who use this term to describe their line of work.
6. Selfie-obsessed men
These singletons don’t showcase their lives or friends, which can be a red flag.
7. People who only post group photos
Jana says this can be like a very disappointing game of “Where’s Wally”.
She joked: “Which one is he? You will honestly be hoping he is the hot one. He won’t be.”
8. Men who play o. the cute factor
Anyone clutching onto adorable children or tiny puppies knows what they’re doing.
The cuteness overload can make you swipe right when you wouldn’t have ordinarily.
9. Guys with the same girl in every photo
It implies you’ll be dating more than one person.
Jana explained: “This is the couple looking to get frisky with a third person. Cheeky rascals.”