Simple Rules To Avoid A Dating Disaster

By on December 20, 2012

More and more people are now looking for the love of their lives online.  It seems that as more and more people spend all of their time trying to forge their careers they are spending less time out socialising and meeting people.  This has led to them getting little opportunity to find the man or woman of their dreams anywhere other than in an online environment.  While this does sound like an easy option taking away all of the cat and mouse of attracting and holding someone’s attention across a crowded bar, it comes with its own set of pitfalls.  Online dating is proving to be quite a successful option though as almost 17% of people who were married in the last three years did so after meeting online.  However there are a few rules that you should follow, not only in order to stay safe but to be sure that things play out the way that you want them too.

Don’t Be Naive

Don’t assume that everything you see on someone’s dating profile is the absolute truth, remember that they are trying their best to sell themselves to you, to make themselves look as appealing as possible in order to win your attention and your heart.  Don’t take it for granted that they really do look like their profile picture either, everyone gives in to the temptation to pad out their profile a little and any image you see may well have been touched up in some way.

Play it Safe

Be very aware of the amount of information that you give out and try not to reveal anything too personal.  Of course, not every person that you meet online is a stalker or serial killer but you do need to do your best to remain as safe as possible.  In addition, the more personal information that you lay out on the Internet, the easier you are making it for someone to attempt a little identity theft at your expense.  Only agree to meet someone in the flesh when you have been corresponding online for some time, and make sure that any meeting happens in a public place where you will have lots of people around you at all times.  Try and avoid rushing into anything.  Take the time to get to know the person online then move onto phone calls and video calls before agreeing to meet up in person.  Always remember to choose your location carefully.

Some people simply do not have the time to find love in the traditional way and are now choosing to find love online.  Asian Single Solutions is an online dating site that aims to make the challenge of finding love a little easier in this fast paced and often impersonal world.

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