For many reasons, it is difficult for him to make room for something real. Wide-Eyed but Distractable This primarily 20 to mid 30's guy is excited about the possibility of expanding his horizons and meeting new people.He is bold, tolerant, open, and ready to explore what online dating has to offer.Either way, unlike the first type listed, he has probably had more positive than negative dating experiences overall, so he may be open right away or over time to a committed, authentic relationship.
Internet dating is an outlet for him and he is not planning to leave his partner anytime soon, if ever. Lost in Fantasy How many profiles do you see that list things like as relationship must-haves?
He’s just not ready to involve himself in real-time dating with people he may connect with online.
There are a multitude of reasons why this happens, but at the core, he is not ready or able to embark in a substantive relationship, regardless of what his profile says.
However, starting a relationship with a lie—now matter how “harmless” it may seem to him—takes away from the woman’s ability to use her own discretion and decision-making power and therefore erodes trust.
When she inevitably finds out, she typically finds the age difference and the lie far more jarring than he had anticipated.