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Risky business: The dangers of online dating and how to protect yourself
Online Dating Dangers: Finding love on the internet pitfalls
Seven million UK residents are registered on dating sites, and around one in three relationships in the UK now start online. Exclusive figures for Sky News from UK police forces show that 2, offences were recorded between and In the same period, the number of sexual crimes reported rose from 14 to and violent attacks were up from 29 to After three dates she broke up but despite not revealing where she lived he managed to track her down. I was just scared that he was going to come to my house and eventually kill me.
I n , I decided to leave my husband. There was only one argument, really, that I remember. In mid-November, on a Sunday morning, Stig called to ask what I was doing that day.
Thanks to predators and scammers, online daters are becoming more weary than ever when making new connections. With fake dating profiles being on the rise, it's obvious to see why someone would be cautious when building new relationships through a screen. With this in mind, our company decided to explore the topic of safety in relation to online daters. We surveyed people that were interested in online dating. Our study found that many online daters place feelings of mistrust towards the people that they meet on dating websites.