Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Lies on dating websites? Surely not!

If you're seeking a partner through a dating website, be aware that the person you're interested in could be shorter and heavier than her profile suggests - but, then, so could you. Researchers at Cornell University found that 52.6 per cent of men in a study lied about their height on a dating website. Of the women, 39 per cent lied about height. Women were more likely than men to lie about their weight: 64.1 per cent as against 60.5 per cent. Most people of both genders were honest about their age. Almost a quarter, 24.3 per cent of men lied as did 13.1 per cent of women. Read more here in this story on

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