Online Dating Do’s & Don’ts

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Licensed counselor Debbie Moon gives us some guidance when it comes to online dating. For more information from her, go here. 

DO's

Know  your  goals  for  dating
Choose  websites   matching   your objectives
Converse  with  potential  dates  online  for  a  couple  of  days
Look  for  commonalities  and compatibilities
Review  websites  safety  warnings
Meet  and  greet  date  first
Choose  a  public  place  to  meet
Be  authentic – honest  with  yourself  and  the  other  person
Keep  control  of  your  keys  and car

 

DON'TS

Leave  your  food  or  drink unattended
Go  to  remote  areas
Ignore  red  flags
Believe  you  can  change  the  other  person
Get  scammed  $$