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04-Feb-2019 04:10

This can make it difficult to decide if they’re telling the truth or not.

If the person you’re talking to seeks attention in an overwhelming way, he or she is probably a liar.

The latter covers inappropriate behavior online and in person, whether they’re in a relationship or if their profile is fake (or they spam other users) and, in an age of rampant airbrushing, whether they lied about their age or physical appearance. More than half of online daters say dates have ‘seriously misrepresented’ themselves in their profiles.

Another study found nearly one-third of men and one-fifth of women say they lied about their age.

Location-based dating apps like The Grade and Tinder are forcing their members to connect through Facebook to create more transparency about age and real first names (or, at least, as they are given to Facebook).

On Facebook, there’s a limit to how many times users can change their birth date, even if they don’t publicly display it.

They’ll act kind of like 4-year-old children who are continually saying, “Mom, look what I’m doing! You can learn a lot about a person solely through his or her body language.

However, for more “advanced” liars, they’ll look you straight in the eyes and still lie to you.Lying was a strong addiction, and it was something I couldn’t make him shake.I couldn’t tell on him or try to send him to some kind of rehab.(MORE: Care Zone, a Private Service for People Who Take Care of People) To determine this, researchers compared the actual age, weight and height of 78 online daters to their online photos and profiles on several dating sites.



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Feb 19, 2008. How can you spot a liar online? Some telltale. And as my friend from MIT, Dan Earlyph, says, with online dating, you need to lie enough to get to coffee, but not so much you don't get to bed. STEWART When people do put together these dating profiles, what kind of things do they lie about and why?… continue reading »


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