Desperate For A Relationship: More People Create Fake Online Profiles

January 28, 2013  |  
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From Your Tango

Throughout the whole Manti Te’o incident, numerous media outlets have contemplated the pressures on athletes to have publicity, on his football team’s “legacy culture” and how someone could possibly be duped into a catfish-type of situation.

While Te’o says he only lied after he found out his online girlfriend was a hoax, it seems fake partners aren’t so uncommon. It got us wondering why someone would actually lie about having a significant other at all?


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