Men admitted to lying about height, weight and physique in their top five lies -- behind jobs and ahead of money -- and women lied about weight, age, physique, and height, with money rounding out the top five. Most of these are lies their dates can spot in the first few seconds of seeing them.
In fact, a third of those surveyed said they falsified their information so much that it prevented them from getting a second date.
The results uncovered a shameful excess of dishonesty from people purportedly looking to find their one true match.
Fifty-three percent of American people surveyed said they lied in their online dating profiles.
The virtual world can be fun indeed, but it has clear limitations -- the romantic relationships you make online must be brought into the real world in order to be fully rewarding.
I was a cougar before there were cougars.” Indeed, Wheeler’s pre-marriage and post-divorce dating history reads like a steamy screenplay.Clearly the older generations understand that it's better to be accepted for who you are rather than who you wish you were.The Internet allows us the freedom to represent ourselves in a way we wish people would see us or the way we wish we could actually be.Think you're going to go see that thin, blonde, buxom woman you've been chatting with online when you meet her for drinks tonight? After reviewing how many people have had to be turned away from my site, Beautiful People.com, because they had been deceitful in their application, I thought it would be prudent to commission a survey and dig a little deeper in to the most common deceptions.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 .