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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.
"You want to end up with someone who is in awe of what you do." 7. "It's so much about networking and 'what can this person do for me?The UW/Cornell study found women and men subtract 8.5 and 1.5 pounds, respectively, on average.Rather than be dishonest, skip over the weight question, recommends Ettin, who points out that people carry their pounds differently.Women weren't far behind at 32%, but they were more likely than the men to demote themselves. "I once took a woman camping because I remembered her profile said she enjoyed it," says Jonathan, a 39-year-old online dater in San Antonio, TX."Some clever women downplay their intelligence," says Hodge. Hobbies and Interests "There's a lot of ambiguity users take advantage of," notes Dr. For example, Match.com's Interests section allows members to check boxes next to sports, but "it doesn't specify if this is something you do often, did in the past or just watch on television," says Dr. So even those who went ice skating one or twice might check that as an interest. "I hate camping, but I wanted to take her because I was into her. Connections to Celebrities Perhaps the most interesting finding of the Beautiful survey was that 3.3% of people said they lied in their profiles about knowing celebrities, and 3.7% said they lied about meeting famous people through work.