Tips For Online Dating

Relationships - Dating
By: Jennywrites    
03-Jan-2011

Introduction:Online dating is more and more popular these days, but people steal feel a taboo to say "we met online". Why?

  • 01

    Nigerian Scammers

    If you get a flirt, or a wink from someone, but nobody has viewed your profile than there is a strong chance he's a nigerian scammer. Becareful never send money to anyone.

  • 02

    Talk

    Talk online, a messenger service, through email, and then move to the phone. Get to know the person a little bit before you go meet in person. Don't drag it out if you don't have to.

  • 03

    Meet In a Public Setting

    Don't go meeting someone in their car and have your date as you drive around. How crazy is that? Get to know the person over Coffee, or dinner. Somewhere where there are a lot of people around!

  • 04

    Don't Put Your Kids on Your Profile

    This scares me. You want to keep your kids safe. There are crazies out there who will date someone with kids because they want to get close to the kids. Pedofiles! Don't show the person you are talking to your kids until after you get to know them. Showing them pictures or giving them kids ages is too much information.

  • 05

    Too Much Information?

    Don't post your income on your profile. That's personal stuff! I can understand people want to weed out people, but what if you make a large amount of money? Then people will want you for your money. If you post the WRONG income then someone will hate you for lying down the road. Best to just leave that field out.




Final Thoughts

Online dating can be awesome. Just be safe when you do it.




Comments

  • goodselfme 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    Smart and good sharing information for dating online.h5

  • clewand550 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    Great tips. Online dating is a very scary thought. I don't think that I could ever go down that road. Thanks for the tips.

  • PriscillaBenfield 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    Online dating is so popular and all I can say is I am extremely blessed to not have to be a part of it. Way too scary!

  • workhomeunion 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    Kids and generally TMI are definite NoNo's .. Hi5

  • Traqqer 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    I know several people who decided to meet only after a little bit of on-line "chatting." This is a very dangerous thing to do. I agree about moving onto the phone, and any kind of relationship started on the internet should be taken very slowly. Good warnings.

  • jseven 1/3/2011 Flag This Comment

    Sounds like we have both been around this mountain. lol~ Good list!

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