Use privacy settings and some strategic web savvy — don’t use your full name or address-identifying photos on your profile — to ensure any personal information is safe.
When you were younger and fantasized about how you were going to meet your special someone, you might have pictured meeting the “old-fashioned way.” Maybe you envisioned yourself locking eyes with this person from across the room, being setup by your best friends, or turning an intense attraction with a stranger on the street into a beautiful relationship.
You might not have included online dating as a potential way to meet someone, but does that mean you should not try it now?
If you’re still hesitant to give online dating a try, you’ve likely used one of the following excuses.
Here are the 10 biggest excuses to not try online dating — and our responses to them. “I’d rather meet someone organically.” Wouldn’t everyone? If you haven’t met someone organically, why not try a fresh approach in your search for love? “There are too many scams out there.” Yes, there are scams.