Think that "affluent man" who you're about to join for an expensive dinner, will be able to pay for both of you? Running an exclusive online dating site myself, I can attest to the constant battle in working to maintain the integrity of online dating communities by weeding out disingenuous profiles -- yes, surprise surprise! The study of 1,000 single men and women -- all of whom belong to various leading mainstream dating communities -- was conducted across the US and the UK by global research agency .
“I really feel like my mental age is 34,” he told me about half way into our date. I wanted to say to him, “I’m so glad that you feel 34, but I’m actually 27.” Of course, I was far too tactful to blurt out anything quite that blunt.
Fifty-three percent of American people surveyed said they lied in their online dating profiles.
How in the world are you supposed to discover your TRUE match when what is being put out there isn't true?
So, if you lie, you are more likely to actually go on a date.
Provided your lie was small — small enough, that is, to not be obvious upon first meeting — Ruggles explains that things are unlikely to fall to pieces on the first date.