Internet dating safety tips advice
” Let’s face it, I was no angel when I began dating after my divorce and I operated on an “it’s all about me” strategy.My experiences and understanding the way men think and act has allowed me to share my wisdom to help women who are single and looking.Now I mostly would talk to moms, because as a dad, I thought them safe. Just because they read a profile and a few correspondences or shared one cocktail at a bar, they felt they knew me and felt comfortable.As a man who is an excellent communicator and emotionally connected, I was one of the most dangerous of daters.Never – and I mean never – meet a man at his home or even think of inviting him to your home until you really get to know him. Yes, tell a friend or family member the details about where you are meeting, give them his contact details like name and phone number and any other additional information you have about him.Check in with your friend during the date or ask your friend to call you during the date to let them know how you are doing.
When wanting to portray the best possible image of yourself it’s tempting to change a few personal details such as height and weight.
Read our Dating Service Tips for more details on how to stay safe when dating online.
Meeting and building quick rapport is so easy online and lately I’ve noticed that women all too often let their guard down, lose their common sense or abandon their self protection to a total stranger.
Because some women felt an instant chemistry and even a spiritual connection with me, as if they had known me all their life…“he’s different so he must be safe.” Well the good news is that I was and am safe and so are most guys.
However, is it really worth taking the risk for the 1-2% who might be dangerous?