Internet dating tips tricks and tactics
Falling for a Catfish has nothing to do with intelligence or rational thinking – it’s all about HOPE.
When seeking love online, we put ourselves out there and subsequently make ourselves quite vulnerable.
Sometimes, our desire to find our ideal partner outweighs our rational thinking.
Our right brain (emotional) tends to dominate our left brain (rational) and the inner voice that says “I want love” becomes so much louder than the voice that says “be careful”.
They often use false photographs stolen from other peoples’ social media sites and they present too-good-to-be-true stories about their lives and achievements. It’s important to the note that Catfish prey on all types of people.
However, the key is to stay cautious and use your common sense when interacting with anyone online.
The best thing to do would be to ask the man to visit you instead of you visiting him, as this is infinitely safer.
Only someone who is genuinely interested in you is likely to make the effort to come and meet you.
Online dating is a fun and convenient way to meet new people and fall in love and thousands of people across the world are doing just that.
As part of our efforts to educate you about online dating safety we would like to discuss sex trafficking.
While we have never personally heard of a sex trafficking case on any of our websites, we still think you should be aware of all the facts to stay safe online.