Think you're going to go see that thin, blonde, buxom woman you've been chatting with online when you meet her for drinks tonight? After reviewing how many people have had to be turned away from my site, Beautiful People.com, because they had been deceitful in their application, I thought it would be prudent to commission a survey and dig a little deeper in to the most common deceptions.
Anna Wilkinson has been married for seven years, has two young children, and – although exhausted – is delighted with her lot.The Pew Research Center says one-third of online daters have not yet met up in real life with someone from an app or site. That's not going on regular dates, that's going on any date. It's time to take online dating to the next level — meet the eff up.Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?It looked at how people use and feel about online dating and, interestingly, compared some recent statistic to those from 2005 to see if attitudes have changed at all in the past 10 years. Here's a look at what they learned about online dating, from how many people are really meeting online to how many people still find it embarrassing: Five percent!So yes, despite all those dating apps and sites that take up all your phone's storage, relationships are still beginning offline today. But this was over a lot of different ages— from 18 to 65 plus.