Why am i so shallow when it comes to dating
Once the sole preserve of people who exist entirely on the internet for one reason or another, it has steadily and stealthily infiltrated the lives of Normal People.No longer are your recommended matches likely to be living in their parent’s basement at 42, nor do most of them have a profile picture that’s an awkwardly posed topless selfie in the bathroom mirror, socks visibly pulled up towards greying underwear.That overwhelmingly women lied about their appearance and men lied about their income, according to the survey, reveals more about what we think about the opposite sex than anything else, and probably only helps to perpetuate these countless myths about What Women/Men Really Want.
All of those hours spent subtly alluding to your wealth will have been wasted as soon as you meet your date and suddenly forget which tax bracket you’re supposed to be in.I confess it: I am always writing one-liners about myself online.I have spent 10 internet-literate years defining myself to strangers on the internet (dating sites, forums, blogs, chat rooms) through pithy, articulate sentences carefully constructed to present myself as a paragon of humanity.According to the survey of 3,000 adults, by uk, nearly half the men asked have lied about their job or salary in order to improve their chances at finding love; meanwhile almost half of women lied about their weight or body shape. When you fill out an online profile for anything, you’re doing it with the intended audience in mind, or at least you should be if you’re playing the game smartly. This is particularly true in online dating, where you’re essentially describing your most desirable self, but specifically angled in such a way to attract your ideal partner.In my dating profile, I pretended to have a passion for swanky cocktail bars in SW1 when actually I'd rather have a pint down the local pub.