Con for online dating

11-Apr-2016 13:26

You have to look at the pros and cons of online dating.

Pro: Over 40 million people have tried online dating.

But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.

For many others, online dating is a study in frustration and disillusionment. There are websites that proclaim that they have “scientific methods” of matching people.

Studies have shown that the methods used by these websites do not yield the hoped for results.

As a result, many have turned to internet websites as a way to find someone to date and marry. This makes the formation of lasting relationships much more difficult.

Third, even in the work place, there is great mobility.

But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.

For many others, online dating is a study in frustration and disillusionment. There are websites that proclaim that they have “scientific methods” of matching people.

Studies have shown that the methods used by these websites do not yield the hoped for results.

As a result, many have turned to internet websites as a way to find someone to date and marry. This makes the formation of lasting relationships much more difficult.

Third, even in the work place, there is great mobility.

One of the most common techniques is to build up trust with the person by messaging for weeks or even months before suddenly having an emergency - the fake person being mugged but their daughter needing urgent surgery, for example - and asking for money.