Convenient – If you’re a single parent or you maintain a very demanding job it’s far easier to schedule an online chat for fifteen minutes than it is to hang around an expensive cocktail bar on a Friday in the hope that Tom Hiddleston or Adriana Lima offers to buy you a drink.Save on expenses (and lengthy encounters of a tedious kind) – We’ve all experienced that one train wreck of a date where we’ve drank literal buckets of blue lagoon in the hope it will numb the pain of the conversation, and it wasn’t cheap.
NEVER post your address on your profile as this can lead to a whole host of problems beyond identity theft such as stalking and harassment.
Online Dating websites require a lot of personal and financial information in order to set up an account so ensure you have an up to date Internet Security software package installed to safeguard yourself from viruses and hacking.
According to recent UK Online Dating Statistics, 1 in 5 relationships in Great Britain now start online and with a study published by a leading matchmaking website suggesting that by 2031 that figure could well be 1 in 2 it is apparent that most of the stigma surrounding online dating has dissipated.
We use technology in almost every other aspect of our lives, so why not harness the immensity of the World Wide Web when looking for love?
Misrepresentation can be a serious problem that will ultimately lead to disappointment, wherever possible, verify a profile picture is current or you could find out they’ve lost a significant amount of hair since 1989.
Identity Theft – Age old advice, be careful what you put online.
to not have everything go to hell in a hand basket, that is.
Friends with benefits are lots of fun, but these relationships are also loaded with the potential to get messy on the turn of a dime.
Whilst your heartstrings may have you reaching for your chequebook, think before you do, why are they asking you for money?
Why would they not go to a family member or a friend first?
One of the main criticisms of these type of dating apps is that they tend to engineer more one night stands than meaningful relationships, that notwithstanding they could be a viable option if you are a very busy person with considerable time constraints.