Should You Lie About Your Age in Online Profiles

Posted on March 31, 2010

It doesn't seem like a great idea to lie about your age, but could it help you get more dates? It might but the dates you get probably won't work out once the person learns that you lied.

Evan Marc Katz, an online dating coach for, explains about whether or not you should lie about your age in your profile. He doesn't think it would be unethical to tweak your age slightly so you show up in most search results as long as you explain your real age in your profile. However, he says you are better off writing to people who are seeking your actual age. Take a look:

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