Shame And Despondency Of Online Dating Mitigated By Possibility That Someone Out There Might Not Be 100% Dishonest In Their Profile

“A new Pew report found that more than a third of online daters in the United States have been matched with or come across the profile of someone they already know. And more than half felt like someone else had ‘seriously misrepresented themselves in their profile.’ Even though attitudes towards online dating have become more charitable, a tenth of those who use dating sites and apps themselves think it’s a mark of desperation.” Ugh, that sounds terrible. Is there any good news? “It’s not all liars and self-loathing.