Internet dating risks and hazards
One of the biggest and most common problem that arises is lying.Men lie most about age, height, and income, while women lie most about weight, physical build, and age.So, the guy who says he is 40 years old, 6’2, brown hair and blue eyes, and earns 100K per year, just might not be anything like that when you meet him.He is likely to be 49 years old, 5’9, balding, and earns an average of 40K per year! Do people think the other is not going to notice these differences when they meet face to face?If you look back fondly on a past relationship, the message comes across that you're not over it -- causing your new romantic interest to feel threatened, jealous, or insecure, says Falzone.Showing bitterness over a breakup can make your date wonder if you badmouth all former flames. I know a 50-year-old woman who thought she wanted an intellectual. When people say they're cynical, jaded, they're really scared of having to change a little bit." Here's the really serious stuff -- a woman is vulnerable to rape in her own home, or even if she voluntarily goes to someone else's home.
Keep the conversation lively and fun, and slowly reveal the real you.
Then comes the email saying, "I can't go through with this.
I'm sorry, I'm dishonest, I'm married." "You have to be very careful," Falzone tells Web MD.
Don't receive oral sex from somebody with a cold sore. If you're looking for love, your contact may be looking for just a quickie. I've met some very special people." Beyond people shaving a few years off their age, "I've never met anybody online who lied," she tells Web MD. It takes time to build a quality relationship and the job cannot be rushed." Maybe it's time to look at your criteria, says Schwartz. "Or if you think it's deeper, you're being dysfunctional, maybe you need to get to a therapist," she says.
Establish upfront what you are really searching for. When the first date ends, don't let them walk you to your car. "As long as they haven't said they're 40 and they're really 60. "I've never had trouble finding a guy," Schwartz tells Web MD. I don't get bummed out if this one is not right for me. And I don't think it's a mistake if it doesn't work out." Last bit of dating advice: Keep a good attitude about your past.