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Why do men lie about their age?

I've been talking to guy, for 2 months now, who said he was 28 but after doing my research found out he's really 35. I'm 23. I'm now wondering what his intentions with me are...?

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Britt, from your point of view this guy is an aging lothario who wants to have his wicked way with you. If he's lying about his age he may be lying about that wife and family who think he's working when he's with you. It doesn't really sounds as though you're going with Mr Wonderful.

I won't admit to my age (you'd think that anybody who claimed to have that many years on the clock was a liar anyway) but, as far as I'm concerned, anybody under 50 is a kid.

I'm so old that when I was growing up even the rainbows were still in black and white.

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Thanks. It's not that I care about the 12 year age difference it's just the lying that frustrates me. I haven't confronted yet, I plan on doing so tomorrow...any advice?!
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Nobody can give you advice on that Britt -- you have to do what seems right to you. Just remember that if he's lying about his age he's likely to be lying about other things.
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The rainbows were in B&W!?!
Never heard that one, think I will add it to my own repertoire...
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Hi Virginia, I don't think it's an original, though that's possibles. I probably heard it somewhere.
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Hi Dozy and VirginiaL! I had never heard rainbows were B&W either... but just for an added place to your rainbows to land, I know someone who claims to be "older than dirt!" I know! where were the dinosaurs going to walk before him? And, my mom and dad claim, "they have been around the block so many times, they've worn a path!" ha! ha! ha! You both, and everyone enjoy your days with dirt, rainbows, and blocks to walk around. Thanks for the moment of fun . Happy! Happy!
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Hi Merlin -- love that path around the block.
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This is because women won't date them if they are too much older. Personally, I find this sneaky and gross. Sometimes it can be for self conscious reasons or they feel insecure about their age.

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i havt to agree with bmwarbu on this and the probaly liked you and didnt think you.date a older guy

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some men lie about their age because they dont want woman to deny them because of their age of being that much older older than them

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I have found it's for a number of reasons. BMwarabu is right about the age separation with some people. Another is they want to be around a certain age group. Maybe his immaturity is keeping him stuck at 28... He's certainly not behaving as any 35 year old I know . I would have NO tolerance for a "lie"... especially if that lie was intentionally directed toward me. deceit is a terrible web to get caught in.. You may ask him about his reasons, then REALLY carefully, and calmly sit down with YOURSELF and ask if you can put up with such childish behavior. Good Luck. Whatever you decide I'm sure will be the best decision for you. Do take a good hard look at this behavior and only 8 weeks into it. I do wish you the happiest of days. Take Care I

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You already know what his intentions were ... you can't start a relationship based on a lie. Ditch his butt! Like Bib said, we shouldn't be ashamed of our age, I'm 42. Age = experience.

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Oh crap! I didn't even catch that! Haha sorry bib ooops BOB! :-)
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I'm a flight attendant so I'm in hotel rooms all over the country. I was in L.A. yesterday.
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Intensions are, lol. Haven't crossed that relm yet ;)
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That means he really like you and thought he would have no chance with you or he is a creeper or the research you did about him was wrong

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he just realy likes you or hes a crepper and ewwww 35 is so old

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he probably looks younger and thinks he can get away with it.35 year olds shouldnt really be going out with 23 years old though thats a big age gap

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He does! I was shocked to find out that he was 35. He looks amazing
Ng for his age. My question now, is how do I go about confronting him...
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