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To do that, "talk about yourself in anecdotes," says Gonzaga.
Instead of saying that you like to cook (which plenty of people will do), describe in detail what your favorite meal to make is.
It doesn't have to be provocative (and you most certainly do not have to have a perfect figure!
), but it gives the impression that you have nothing to hide; confidence is always attractive.