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"It’s not that they’re not looking for someone", she adds.
"So the two main reasons are casual sex and romance, looking for a partner.
The more we have brought social media into our lives, the more ways we have learned to safeguard ourselves and others from harm.
When it comes to the practicalities of online dating, Fox Hamilton says, "most people are aware that if you are going to go meet someone for a first date, you should probably meet somewhere public, not go to somebody’s house or hotel room to meet them because something to be concerned about is your safety and to make sure the person is who they said they were." The real concern she sees in online dating is much more pernicious, a force that undermines even the savviest of us.
"But young people tend to be more technologically savvy than older people", Fox Hamilton says.
"I’d say the most at-risk group in terms of online dating or fraud might be older people, actually.
The kinds of things you’re interested in, your values, those kinds of things." "My recommendation with dating apps and dating sites in general is to communicate enough that you get a sense of the person, or at least you think you have a sense of the person." "Then arrange to meet relatively quickly, within probably a week or two, in a public place for something coffee on a Saturday afternoon.
It turns out it doesn’t take a soft-focus lens or a dashing smile to con you into a dangerous situation when dating.