What else are you lying about in your profile? July 24, Embed from Getty Images — Dating is already hard enough as is; online dating has unleashed a whole new set of scenarios that most people are unfamiliar with and thus inexperienced in dealing with. This alarming trend is something I have noticed in men who are approaching their 50s and women in their 40s. The typical explanation for this for women is that: If women start to date men a few years younger than themselves at an earlier age, what effect would that have?
Why You Should Stop Lying About Your Age on Dating Sites - The Good Men Project
The most important thing to consider before you misrepresent yourself online is that a woman, when you meet her for the first time , will feel like you've been lying to her. If your online profile is full of lies, a woman will immediately not trust you. Then, regardless of how good of a salesman you might be, you will have to spend all your time convincing her that the person you really are is not a liar. So, let's go through four of the biggest and most common online profile lies that men tell, and how each of these will backfire on you. Using an old photo One of most common lies men tell are through the photos they use in their online profiles. Men will often put up pictures of themselves that were taken at the peak of their attractiveness. They might post pictures of themselves weighing 20 or 30 pounds less, or with more hair.
Do not run after teenagers, most of them do not want to date someone as old as the their parents and even they do, be sure they have other intentions. For example, I enjoy hanging out with people almost 10 years younger than me, and let myself forget my actual age. But it becomes painfully clear at times that we are not at the same place in life, as much as I would like to pretend otherwise. I know when I look online at people, I tend to limit the ages, and may be missing out on someone wonderful. If I found out a woman lied about her age, I would start to question other things she has told me.
When it comes to lying on dating profiles, the majority has spoken. Does that mean you should too? Bending the truth can be a good idea in certain areas of your dating profile, but before you go off on a creative writing spree and invent The New You, remember this: Online dating is just a means to an end. The goal is to actually meet someone, whether it's your soulmate or the next Ms.