Posts tagged "lying"

True Story: Someone I Love Told Me He Thinks Women Lie About Rape

I have an ongoing joke with two of my close friends, about a Tumblr we’re going to create called “I’m Disappointed in You.” It will include a variety of things people — most of whom we thought knew better — have done which lowered them in our esteem. Examples will include deliberately racist comments, fat…
By: Chanel Dubofsky / September 10, 2014

Uh, Why Haven’t I Thought To Use A Dating Pseudonym?

There is only one Amelia McDonell-Parry on Planet Earth. Do a Google search for my name and the first page of results turn up links to my writing -- much of it about sex and dating on The Frisky -- as well as a highly ridiculous and random Google group discussion post claiming that I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 21, 2014

Ask A Married Guy: “I Can’t Forget That My New Boyfriend Lied To Me At The Beginning Of Our Relationship”

This is our friend Tom. He’s a married guy with tons of relationship experience, and a skilled advice giver who’s here to answer all your pressing sex, dating and relationship questions. Have a query for Tom? Email him at friskymarriedguy@gmail.com! All questions will be posted anonymously, unless otherwise requested. I met my…
By: Tom Cowell / December 6, 2013

Girl Talk: On Lying About Having A Boyfriend

Two days ago, I lied about having a boyfriend. I don’t do this, ever. This is one of those things I do not like to do. I do not want to feel like I have to lie about having a boyfriend to get out of an uncomfortable situation. Before I get to this story, here…
By: Almie Rose / July 11, 2013

8 Lies That You’re Allowed To Tell In Bed (in GIFs)

Despite our best efforts to dispel stigmas when it comes to sex, a new study published in the journal of Sex Roles found that men and women are still lying about their "number" just as much as they were a decade ago. Researchers found that, when hooked up to a lie detector,…
By: The Frisky / May 30, 2013

Why Our Nose Heats Up When We Lie

So Pinocchio wasn't that far-fetched after all: The nose may not grow when we lie, but two Spanish scientists say it does get noticeably warmer. Using thermal imaging cameras on volunteers, Emilio Gómez Milán and Elvira Salazar López found that nose temperature changed depending on their mood, the Daily Mail reports. The reason: Part of…
By: Newser / December 1, 2012

The Top 10 Lies Women Tell Men

Ah, women. So mysterious! So enigmatic! We have more layers than an onion. And men, poor, poor men. Left to figure us out all on their own. Sorry! We don't mean to be confusing. We just are. While many of us strive to be honest, truthful, and forthright, we do not always tell the truth. That is the…
By: The Frisky / April 30, 2012

Breaking News: People Lie In Their Online Dating Profiles

I know you will all be shocked to read this, but some people lie in their online dating profiles. Yes, it's true. It turns out that when people who are lovelorn and insecure try to impress complete strangers into one measly little $13 cocktail to ascertain if they would mutually like to bump uglies, their…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2012

Lies All Women Tell Men?

Yesterday, we posted a list of ridiculously dumb lies we've told dudes we'd just started dating, but we're not the only fibbers on the internet! The men's site MadeMan has a piece up today on lies all women tell men. Writes Emma Sarran: There…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 9, 2012

19 Stupid Lies We’ve Told Dudes We’ve Dated

Okay, so sometimes we fib a little bit when we're dating a guy. Not about the big stuff -- like our name or what we do for a living. It's not that we mean to be dishonest, it's just that our politeness, insecurity or desire to dazzle get in the way of the truth. And…
By: The Frisky / February 8, 2012

10 Dumb Lies Women Tell Men

"Nothing's wrong." "It's OK you forgot." "I'm cool with you hitting up a strip club." Lies. All lies. If you have any inclination that something might be wrong, there probably is. It's definitely not OK that you forgot, be it her birthday, or dinner plans with that couple you loathe, but especially her birthday. And strip clubs? *snorts*…
By: TruTV / December 18, 2011

Mind Of Man: Why Men Lie

Men lie because the shortest distance between what they want and getting it is a rickety rope bridge swaying back and forth over a bottomless chasm that creaks when you put your foot on it. It is possible to inch across that bridge and get to the other side. But it’s more likely that the…
By: John DeVore / August 24, 2011

Beware Of Guys With Wide Faces

Ruh roh. Does that cute guy chatting you up at the bar have a wide face? According to scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you might want to proceed with caution. They studied the facial features of business students and found a correlation between those with wider visages and willingness to do nasty behavior. Specifically,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 8, 2011

Lies We Wish We Never Told — Share Yours!

Some lies go off without a hitch, like the time I swore to my parents that the strange smell coming from my room was definitely incense. Sorry mom and dad! And then there are the other kinds of lies, the ones that go so terribly, terribly wrong they make you wish you could dig yourself…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 7, 2011

The 7 Worst Lies Guys Have Ever Told Us

A few months ago, I went on a date with a guy who online had described his employment as a lawyer. But on our date he revealed he hadn't passed his bar exam, but he was still technically a lawyer for having finished law school. He was actually working as a chef in a restaurant.
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2011

Girl Talk: I Unknowingly Bought My Own Engagement Ring

My ex-fiancé made me cry on our first date. Huddled together in my cramped Manhattan apartment, I learned that Michael graduated from UCLA, knew the lyrics to every Air Supply ballad, and had recently been diagnosed with stomach cancer for the second time. He brushed away my tears while citing his recurring symptoms and chemotherapy…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 22, 2010

How To Tell If He’s Lying Or Not

There are times it's obvious when a man is lying. Like when he opens his mouth. Just kidding! We're not that bitter (typically). But seriously, there are times in some relationships when you wonder if he really was at his buddy Jim's house playing poker until 3:30 a.m. Or if that woman Mindy with the…
By: Lemondrop / September 29, 2010

25 Things It’s OK To Lie About

Eh, sure, lying excessively or about really important stuff isn't cool, but fess up -- we all tell a white lie or two every once and a while, sometimes because it's genuinely better than telling the truth. Here are 25 things you really shouldn't feel all that bad about lying about.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2010

The Most Common Lies People Tell When Dating Online

OKCupid has compiled another one of their exhaustive reports on online dating factoids after surveying their data, and this time around we get to find out what exactly men and women are lying about when it comes to online dating. Really, there are no big surprises here, but it's sort of eye-opening…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 14, 2010
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