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4 Reasons why Online dating is not advisable.

Online dating is simply a relationship which mainly happens online where the people involved get to communicate through texting or phone calls. Online dating comes with a lot of disadvantages which makes it not advisable. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t engage in online dating.

1- Scammers

Online dating site makes it easy for scammers to find and target you. They create false profiles with fake informations and photos. They may even spend weeks texting you to gain your trust and later come up with some reason why they need money from you and ones you give them your money, they disappear.

2-Data shared is permanent 

When you give dating site your private informations, they keep it permanently even if your profile was deleted. Additionally, the privacy policies on many online dating sites state that they will turn over your profile information if they receive a court order to do so.

3- Predators and felons 

Some dating site don’t conduct background check on their members. Even if they do, experienced sexual predators and felons can still get around this security feature by creating false profiles. Some sexual predators seek out vulnerable individuals to victimize, while others search for single parents to find children to victimize.


Maintaining anonymity online is effortless. For this reason, some individuals may choose to misrepresent themselves in their dating profiles. For instance, they may lie about their socioeconomic status, age, gender, hobbies, interests or physical appearance.

It is quite advisable to meet up regularly with the person who you intend having an emotional relationship with and get to properly know each other before starting a relationship. Searching for love online can be dangerous sometimes.

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