Safe Internet dating is possible if you take some simple precautions
Starting a relationship with someone new can be a risky business. How can you trust someone that you've only known for a short time? Are they being truthful? Are they going to scam you out of money? Are they married? Are they violent? If you know how to apply some simple common sense techniques before you commit to your new partner then you will know how to stay safe when you date.
Finding a new partner on the Internet is simple and easy and can be safe as long as you are careful. Thousands if not millions of happy couples have met this way and are very happy together. I know because I'm one of them.
Unfortunately there are always going to be some crooks in any crowd. Whether you meet your partner on the Internet or in a bar or nightclub you must be careful. You can't even trust your work mates or close friends sometimes.
Never give your Internet date money
If you meet someone on the Internet then rule number one is don't give them any personal information and definitely never ever give them money or agree to any transactions involving money. There are many scams that use these techniques to con you out of money and many people fall for it. Don't be one of them.
Meet in a public place
When you're confident enough to meet your new friend make sure that you arrange to meet in a public place where there are lots of people around. This can prevent an ugly scene when you decide that you need to leave. Again you should never agree to any kind of financial transactions even if it appears that there's no risk to you and that you would be doing your friend a favour. If he asks you to do this then beware because this is how the con men operate.
Check out his story
The one thing that con men and scam artists have in common is that they tell lies and they are very good at it. If you don't check out what they say then you'll have no option but to believe it because it will all seem very reasonable to you. So how can you detect a liar?
Exposing a liar isn't difficult if you now how to do it. You see you only have to pick up on one lie to throw doubt on anything else they say. Ask them all about themselves, where they live, how old they are, where they were born, have they ever been arrested and anything else that you can think of. Even the best con men will have to tell a few lies to keep their cover story going so you should be able to collect quite a few.
Now that he has told you all about himself you can go online and check out his story using a service that provides public records from a multitude of different sources and places it all at your fingertips. You should be able to trace your friend easily and check out a lot of the information he's given you. If he doesn't check out or if he doesn't seem to exist at all then you should simply walk away. This is how you stay safe when you date. Getting a background check on someone online is very simple and inexpensive so do it and enjoy safe Internet dating.
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