When you decide to start online dating and creating profiles and uploading pictures of your self, it is critical to always keep safety first, observing simple rules can help keep alert to any potential red flags. The simple safety guidelines below can help you learn to spot red flags that may be signaling potential safety problems down the road.
1. Online daters making solicitation attempts – Most of the online dating sites, have some unique tools to help ensure that other online daters using the site is actually people who are single and sincere in their desire to find other like minded singles for a date or a long term relationship. Any potential disguised online daters who are trying to sell you something is most likely in violation of that dating sites terms and conditions of service. If this happens to you then be sure to inform the customer service team at the dating site.
2. Your date is asking you for money- If your date is already asking you for money and it is only your fist date and even for that matter early into the dating process, you better simply say no! This is a big red flag with sirens going off! Be very cautious of your date even if they are asking to use or borrow your property, no matter what story they give you.
3. Your date is getting way to personal way to soon- If your date seems to be asking for to much of your private personal financial information on the first date or two, you better watch out! It is also a good idea to limit other personal details like your home number or address until after you have become comfortable with that person. A lot of times these type of questions are designed to spark conversation and are innocent of any bad intentions but always proceed with caution, when these type of questions come up it is just better to be vague with your answers, avoid giving your exact physical home address where you live. Good Luck and Happy Online Personals Dating!