Go on a date with a cute stranger that you met at a bar and you know virtually nothing about him.
If you follow my 2/2/2 rule, you can spare yourself the trouble of going out with a freak AND set yourself up for a much better first date.
With proper habits and precautions, online dating can actually be safer than ‘traditional’ dating.
Here are 5 reasons online dating is safer than you think.
These are just singles who have no one to talk to, nothing to do and are curious in cyberspace.
You are spending not only money with it but your precious time so avoid talking to creepy singles who just suddenly comes out from nowhere and invites you to talk to your messenger. The best bet is to go on a half-hour coffee date in broad daylight, with a friend at the same coffee shop and tell everyone you know where you are. If anything, it’s the same percentage of men – or, maybe even a lower percentage of men. Unless he has an extensive criminal record that’s Googleable, the only way you know if a guy is a bad egg is by going through the dating process.“People who seek out potential partners on the internet seem to exhibit higher levels of caution and utilize more protective measures,” Smith said.Sure enough, online daters tend to have a slightly lower victimization rate than traditional daters. That’s all of your irrational fears rubbing up against reality. Online dating doesn’t create or enable the worst behavior – all it does is give you access to greater numbers of men. Turns out, I was correct – or, at least, not incorrect. a swath of bad eggs are the problem – and those bad eggs are everywhere – your workplace, your grocery store, your subway, your bar, your gym, and yes, even among your friends. Then, if there’s no chemistry, you can leave without wasting time.” Wow, ladies, you really make dating sound like a lot of fun! Furthermore, you can’t tell which of these men is going to be the worst of the worst. “In addition, many people who use online dating sites tend to [talk to] their potential partner for a longer period of time prior to meeting them in person, thus making them more aware of potential “red flags” that might arise in a face-to-face situation.” Thus, “men” aren’t the problem, Match isn’t the problem…But don’t worry, we’re here to help: we’ve done the dirty work to help you figure out which may be the best route to success.