7 Things Every Single Person Should Know about Online Dating ...

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For the past couple of years, online dating has become an acceptable form of meeting potential partners. If you are still new to the world of online dating however, here are a few things you should know according to guest contributor Emily Green.

Online dating has been around for decades, but it is still gaining in popularity as a way for people to find relationships. If you’re interested in trying one of these sites out for yourself, there are a few things you should know. Take a look at these seven tips so you’re prepared for the adventure of online dating.

1. Online Dating Sites Use Decoy Profiles

Did you know that some profiles you see on online dating sites are not real? Some online dating sites use decoy profiles to keep you on their site longer — it is a business strategy. The idea is that you will see something you like and keep looking through more profiles. As a matter of fact, some online dating sites even respond to messages sent to decoy profiles.

It’s possible to find online dating sites that do not use decoys, but you’ll have to read through the fine print pretty closely. A better strategy is to just know that a decoy will not interact with you long enough to form a date or get involved. Don’t feel bad when people stop responding to your messages. It could simply be because you were interacting with a decoy. Knowing this ahead of time will save you some heartache.

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Sinfulli2Sweet
I had met my ex fiancé online and granted it didn't work out I still deemed the relationship successful. I like online dating because it gives you the chance to meet people you would never meet especially if you don't go anywhere like me.
Star
Here is some advice I wish I would have followed. Don't rush into anything. Really get to know each other. :(
Kenzie Grinton
@kissmebbylove I really don't want to get back with him. I just wish I could talk and be friends with him and be able to ask him how his day was and know how his family is doing etc. but I don't wanna...
kissmebbylove
@Kenzie Grinton why would you even wanna get back with him?
Athenah Farrell
@Kenzie Grinton I'm sorry to hear that Kenzie it's a shame he chose to go that way. But he's not worth your bother, the next article might help you, I hope you recover quickly :)
Alisa
I'm currently living with a guy I met on a free dating site. I took a chance on him because I'd given up on online dating but when I met my boyfriend we instantly clicked and have been inseparable eve...
Mell
It's always good to try but be careful not to be scammed.dont go by what profile says try to find things by spending time with the person.again keep your eyes wide open ,don't trust people soon,take your sweet time.
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