Stats about dating
But resist the slender option if it's not your shape. Age Nearly one-third of men in the Beautiful study admitted to lying about their age, compared to just 17% of women.
"Your body type should match your picture," says Ettin. Although some varied their dates of birth by as much as ten years, the highest percentage of liars erased or added only a year or two.
I posted the photo because it catches people's attention."10.Couples use technology in the little and large moments.They negotiate over when to use it and when to abstain.Photographs They say a picture's worth a thousand words—and those words are likely to be lies if the picture's on an online dating profile. Toma says in self-reports, in which study participants admitted to their own lies, "photographs were identified as the single most deceptive element of the person's profile." Yes, some were unintentionally misleading, thanks to poor camera quality and lighting, but others were purposefully altered through digital editing to be more flattering. "One should be a good head shot, another a full body shot and another of you doing something interesting," she says.And no photo you post should be more than a year old.
Weight "People lie to embellish themselves, but not be liars," says Catalina Toma, Ph D, an assistant professor of communication science who conducted the UW/Cornell study.