Online dating websites and apps can give users the environment to define themselves in new ways and start afresh with different people. For some, that means downplaying certain aspects of yourself and exaggerating others.
But if he's lying, he's probably Adult wants sex MI New era 49446 people pleaser -- the type of person who'd try to put himself in the best light even if you'd found him offline first, according to a University of Kansas researcher. In professor Jeffrey Hall's survey of 5, men and women who belonged to an undisclosed Internet dating site, most respondents indicated they wouldn't lie.
But those saying they were most likely to lie generally gave answers to other questions indicating they were people pleasers, or "high self-monitors.
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Such people have an acute sense of what others like and control their own behavior accordingly for social ends. Because they want to be liked and fit in, these people, whether online or off, What czech girls will do for money lie about weight, age, income and interests, Hall said. In the study, published in the February issue of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, respondents were asked to rate on a point scale the likelihood that they would misrepresent their education, income, relationship Swingers playboy videos, personal interests, weight and age to a potential date online.
An answer of 1 indicated "not at all likely;" a 10 indicated "very likely.
Men indicated they were more likely than women to lie in every category except weight, according to the study. However, the differences between Edison nj spa and women were small, Hall said.
For example, men led women 2. Women led men 3.
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Hall wouldn't name the dating site to which the respondents belonged, but he said that people interested in long-term relationships Black ssbbw needing an evening play partner to be the users that are attracted to this site" and that the site didn't commission the study. Hall said it added to other research showing that -- particularly for people looking for long-term relationships -- the amount of lying is usually small, because people want an anticipated face-to-face meeting to go well.
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