17 Lies You Shouldn't Tell On Your Online Dating Profile

Most people lie about these things, but even little white lies can be misleading. Try to spin your traits so you put your best face forward, while being honest too. (18 Photos)

Jenna McCarthy on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:43AM

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17 Lies You Shouldn't Tell On Your Online Dating Profile

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The Lie: I'm Divorced

Why You Lie: People who are separated often say they are divorced because they assume – rightly -- that many people won't want to get involved with someone who’s still going through the mess that is the end of a marriage.

Try This Instead: If you're separated, use this phrase: “I’m separated, divorce pending.” This shows you didn’t just get in a big fight and are sleeping in separate rooms while you explore your options online and decide if your marriage is worth ditching.


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