Tips for online dating websites
I guarantee if they find out you tricked them, they will assume everything you’ve said was a lie.
And this isn’t to say that if you’re overweight, don’t bother.
And really, most of it comes about as a result of rejection.
While the theory behind matching someone is that you are both mutually interested in each other, that does not mean you are halfway to dating.
This tip also applies when someone flat out doesn’t respond.
So maybe you were a football or track star in high school and now you’re a few years removed and about twenty pounds heavier — leave those varsity pictures where they belong (in a shoebox! While meeting people and dating shouldn’t be all about vanity, you don’t want someone’s first thought upon meeting you to be, “Whoa, he looks nothing like his pictures.” Not only is it insanely distracting, but it’s starting the potential relationship with dishonesty rather than trust.
This also goes for exaggerating, or outright lying, when it comes to your job, education, or anything you find yourself tempted to say to get a meeting in person.
Dating sites have huge audiences, so you’ll find every stripe and color of person you could possibly imagine, and by misrepresenting yourself, you could be missing out on the people who like you for who you actually are.
But on that note, not everyone on the other end will be honest with themselves, so…