Women usually lie their age downwards to appear younger. Men usually lie it upwards to appear more mature. Its all about fitting the deeply ingrained stereotype of women tend to prefer more mature men, men tend to prefer younger women. Both lies are objectively silly.
Is lying about your age normal?
Lying about ones age is considered socially acceptable, as is declaring the fact that your age is nobodys business. This is interesting, given that perfidy and telling people to “butt out” are usually regarded as graceless gestures when applied to other situations.
How can you tell a guys real age?
Start by saying something to show how much you love him, such as You are the kindest/most honest/most caring person I know, so I am sorry that I have lied to you. Apologize for being dishonest about your age and tell him how old you actually are.
Is it illegal to lie about your age in a relationship?
It is not illegal to lie to girls about your age for dating purposes if they are age 18 or over. Its of course quite lame for you to do that, but its legal.
How can you tell how old someone is?
This might seem like a weird statement, at first. After all, we can tell how old trees are by measuring their rings. But theres no comparable test for humans. If a person doesnt have their birth certificate, theres no way to reliably tell his or her age.