Online dating site safety tips


21-May-2015 13:15

In general, practice a little discretion, experts said.You don’t want personal details, such as your address, or precisely where you plan to be on Saturday night, floating around out there on social media.Sure, it seems like a lot of work — unless something actually goes wrong.2.Go easy on the alcohol Sorry for the buzzkill, but Fisher advises making the first date alcohol free. Trent Thurber, who works on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s high-tech task force, suggested limiting alcohol and added, “Don’t let someone bring a drink to you unless you see it come straight from the bar or waitstaff.” (“Since the beginning of 2015, there have been 85 reported incidents of rape by intoxication” in Los Angeles County, he said.)This goes beyond what you reveal to a Tinder date.

The situation felt menacing — would I find a rabbit stew boiling on the stove? Certain queries can reveal a lot of info in a short amount of time about a person you've just met. As I learned the hard way with my would-be Glenn Close, it's unwise to welcome anyone into your abode unless you know them well.At the very least, consider adopting the approaches below; all of them draw on my 12 years of recent online dating experience. So rather than rolling the dice when it comes to your personal safety, try following the steps above. They might even be a shortcut to finding the right person out there.Note: Dating services' official rules for dating online are located under their websites' terms of use.They suggest appropriate behavior, but screening is minimal — so I strongly urge you to use the tips above to create your own safety zone.

Keep in mind that you can block any other member if you ever start to feel that safety is an issue.

Does it jar you to find a man writing about dating safety? As my fatal attraction to that mad mermaid proved, scary situations can pop up for anyone in the dating world — female or male, online or not. If you feel truly threatened, explain the situation to the cafe manager and ask him or her to walk you to your car. "What would your friend have done if you hadn't picked up? "She had instructions to call the police," she replied. I accepted, thanking her for her trust, but later mentioned that she could have been putting herself at risk.



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