Dishonesty online dating
The research found that those searching for their soulmate on online dating platforms – such as the likes of Tinder, Bumble, OK Cupid, Badoo and more – are in the minority, with just 10% locally using online dating to actually find a marriage partner.
That’s compared to half (50%) of online dating users doing it for fun, and 19% simply looking for sex.
No one believes these things when they’re on the receiving end, and yet when we’re the one doing the typing, we suddenly become convinced of our own skills as masters of deception.
I’ve rolled my eyes at texts from both those genres, and I’ve also sent them— to men I was trying to impress and men I was trying to shake — earnestly believing, each time, that I was getting away with it.
According to a recent survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 64% of respondents say they've cited as a source of evidence in divorce proceedings.That means many divorcing parties and their attorneys are looking to and other dating websites to uncover incriminating evidence to use against the other spouse in a divorce. Digging for Distortions Specifically, they're looking for evidence in a person's profile that distorts the truth.This can include claims that a spouse is single when, in fact, the spouse is still married; or claims that a spouse has no children, when such a claim is untrue.In fact, relationship status is the most commonly cited piece of evidence taken from these websites.Other evidence pertinent to divorce cases can include details about a spouse's salary and occupation, as well as relationship or parental status.