With online dating as ubiquitous as it is (nine out of 10 single Americans are online!
When it comes to friendships and relationships it’s a brave new world thanks to the Internet.
The sites are not monitored on an individual basis but instead operate under a complaint system.
If another user or an outside individual, like a parent or teacher, complains about a profile only then do the site administrators bother to look at it.
Sadly, not every online date ends in a happily ever after — in fact, some end in, “see you never” and we have some truly awful first (and last) date stories for you.
So how do you stay safe while still meeting people online?
There are old rules and new rules you should strictly abide by.
I wanted to know your worst online dating tales, and you had some doozies.
As I read through them (and apologies that I could not fit them all into one column), the immortal words of Richard Brautigan came to mind -- the coda to a story about a woman who wreaked romantic havoc in the lives of many of his friends.