Manipulators and liars exist all around us concerned only with their own self-gratification.
Online dating sites are the perfect playground for dangerous men as they have access to numerous vulnerable women who are looking for love and long-term commitment.
Its no wonder that online dating has grown tremendously in the past decade.
In 2014 it was reported that people had lost more than million because of online dating scams.
Our safety and security always be our number one priority and we need to remember that underneath the surface we are not all the same, nor do we all share the same values, intentions or conscience.
The following 13 steps are guidelines people should be aware of when going on a blind date: * Marina Bakker is relationship expert working to reduce the rate of domestic violence through education.
However, the importance of playing safe in the online dating game needs to be explored.
This has recently been brought to our attention, with the murders, rapes and violence against women in Australia.