Over weight online dating
If people deceive in their online profiles it is because they perceive that these qualities are actually important enough to lie about.
I would love to see some evidence that in terms of quality of long-term matches that this is actually the case.
It seems likely that if you post your profile, and then have no success, you will eventually want to go back and tweak your profile in order to be captured in more searches.
Less attractive people are bound to spend longer looking for love online.
If people “revise” their profile over time in the hope of attracting more attention then, in the data, it will look like less attractive people are more deceptive.
” To which I responded, “Good bye.”No one likes to be deceived by a person with whom you hope to one day develop a trusting relationship.
Several years ago I was chatting on an online dating site with a man who claimed to have a graduate degree.
When I asked him what his degree was he revealed that in reality he had spent six years in community college repeatedly starting, but failing to complete, programs.
But unless you spent a summer working at a local fair guessing peoples' weight and height, the deceptions are so small, on average, that most people probably wouldn’t pick them out in a first date.
In the study, 69 currently active online daters were invited to come into a lab.