Online dating has helpfully removed the need to leave your house as you search for romantic partners, but like any kind of dating, it comes with safety risks.
Just ahead of Valentine's Day, a new report from home security review site Safewise and High Speed looked at the FBI-reported cybercrime and violent crime rates and CDC-reported rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea (the two most prevalent STIs in the U. (which is, of course, not a state) topped the list, followed by Alaska, Louisiana, and New Mexico; the safest states in terms of risk for STIs and crime, on the other hand, are apparently Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. Interestingly, the authors of the report found a strong correlation between STI rates and violent crime rates, a link that has been observed by researchers before; the report's authors suggest that this could be due to some areas' combinations of crowded urban areas, young populations, and minimal sex education.
The topic is dating, and the custom is as old as Adam and Eve. Two love experts offer their dating advice: Face it; finding a great mate takes some research.
Dating is the path to love -- and that path, as we know, can be a minefield. "You're going to go through a lot of people, until you find someone where there is some kinetic thing, some magnetism, some desire to know more," says Pepper Schwartz, Ph D, a sociologist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
However, it is still vitally important when using online dating services, that you exercise caution because there are some dangers. They pretend to get to know and like you and once you fall for them they start asking you for money.A lady who shared an experience for Online Dating Magazine readers expressed how one guy showed up on her doorstep even though she never gave him her address! If something doesn't seem right about the person you are communicating with then this may be an indication that you should move on. Thus, even if you are a female you should take the initiative to contact people that look of interest to you. Be sure to change your account information to not give out your full name.Doing this helps protect your privacy more as it's fairly easy to get information on a person based on their actual email address that they've used for years.Your dating profile has clearly highlighted your needs, wants and wishes.In your about me, you write who you are, what you enjoy, things that are important to you.
A new study has raised concern, as more children are talking to and meeting people they meet online, with dangerous consequences. Emily Hartstein talk about ways to safeguard your children from online predators.