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.
You will miss or sabotage real opportunities at happiness with people you meet online.
Karen blogs shamelessly about her secret life as a serial mistress. Suddenly there are any number of websites devoted to women's real-life confessions. "I am married, rather begrudgingly, to a man who no longer makes me feel anything," writes Shelly in her blog, Confessions of a Wayward Wife. Even the way he moves in bed makes me want to stab myself in the eye with a fork."Fork-induced eye injuries notwithstanding, these admissions don't necessarily mark Shelly's marriage out as unusual.
Even happily married couples might wince in recognition at those moments of irrational fury that can accompany long-term relationships.
More than 53 percent of Americans fabricate parts or all of their dating profile details, compared to 44 percent of Britons although neither is a number to be proud of.
It's not vilification people; it's a lack of common sense.
More than 40 percent of men try this tactic, confessing they wanted to make their job sound more prestigious.