Is it in the best interest of the person who has been fooled to mention the difference in the photos, or do you think this would make the situation even more awkward. OF COURSE using decade-old pictures without labeling them as such is a misrepresentation.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. I also don't give my number out, only people who have it are a few girlfriends and my family. I never met anyone on them though, just limited it to the phone. And yes, I've given up online dating, so this will no longer be a problem. My picture is a bit dated, but I don't mind sending pics via my cell phone or skyping. Until you meet face to face, you only have the look they want to present to you.
I don't do this per se, but I have ONLY met two guys online and both of them used very old pictures. I never asked why they were so old, but later on he told me he didn't like taking pictures, so I figured that was why. If we exchange numbers, that's when I send out more of my pictures.
Yes, it's misrepresentation and you're not crazy for being upset over it.
I can tell you're understanding to the reasons why these men are using old photos, and that makes a difference.
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