Thursday, January 4, 2007

24 Percent Of Online Daters Say Lying Is Acceptable

SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The folks who like to date online may be making New Year’s resolutions but promising not to lie isn’t one of them.

According to a survey by, 24 percent of online daters say putting “little white lies” on their profile pages is completely acceptable – depending on what you’re fibbing about.

For example, 21 percent think it’s okay to exaggerate your income, while 16 percent believe it’s all right to be duplicitous about your weight or body type.

Meanwhile, 14 percent says there’s nothing wrong with listing the wrong age and 12 percent claim they don’t have a problem with stretching the truth about their desire for a relationship.

By the way, 30 percent of men admit they lie when dating online, compared to only 19 percent of women.

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