As for you, while it can be tough to decide if you're "average" or have "a few extra pounds," you have more to lose by leaving this section blank than by choosing whatever you think is closest.
But resist the slender option if it's not your shape. Age Nearly one-third of men in the Beautiful study admitted to lying about their age, compared to just 17% of women.
An Ok Cupid study found guys embellish by closer to 20%, but the point is that research confirms that men claim to bring home more bacon than they actually do.
"Men in our study thought it was most acceptable to lie about income or occupation than other profile elements," says Dr. "They know it's important to women." Ettin advises her clients not to answer this question.6.
Photos and activities are better gauges of how in shape your fellow onlie dater is (although as you'll soon see, be careful there as well). Online dating via plentyoffish doesn't cost you a dime.Paid dating sites can end up costing you hundreds of dollars a year without a single date.Beautiful People.com's survey found 16% of respondents implied they were better off financially than they really were, with 5% faking how far and wide they've traveled and another 5% bluffing about the type of car they drive. ' early on, so people try to make themselves sound more interesting by the folks they know." Former online dater Matthew, a 37-year-old from Tampa, FL, says he's done this to impress women.
"I once worked on a movie deal and got to take a picture with Matthew Mc Conaughey.
"Your body type should match your picture," says Ettin. Although some varied their dates of birth by as much as ten years, the highest percentage of liars erased or added only a year or two.