Surely you must understand that there's a huge difference between talking face to face with a member of the opposite sex, and communicating online with someone.
Why do some people fall into the trap of telling fibs online. Maybe they haven't found the affinity with whoever they are talking to?
If you're serious about finding a mate online and meeting someone in real life then why lie to impress? It's a no-brainer. Liars will soon get found out, so don't do it.