What you should do before meeting someone offline?Posted by Admin |
In this digital age, many people tend to make a lot of new friends in the web. With lots of fake profiles and fake people a lot of risk is involved when you meet someone online. It is said that you never know a person unless you know him/her for more than 6 years. Internet friends being on a risky side, here are few common tips for seniors safety on dating sites but you always need to be extra careful for your specific scene:
1. DO SOME RESEARCHS
If you are meeting your online friend for the first them, you need to find out details about the person. You can talk about your online discoveries which will portray that you care. Also while these talks you will know if the person is fake or no.
2. TAKE A FRIEND
It is always advisable to take a friend or a cousin for a first date of online friends. Your online friend shouldn’t mind if you bring your friends along in the initials dates. They can anyways leave for some time when you both are evenly matched. You can also have group conversations.
3. MEET IN PUBLIC
For the initial dates you always need to opt for meeting a public place. You need not plan a meet at beach areas, outskirts, your place or theirs. Always inform your friends or family or any adults about the venue and approximate time when you’ll be back because if situation isn’t appropriate, they can help you escape. Instead you can meet at a bar, coffee shops, restaurants, gardens etc.
4. DON’T REVEAL MUCH ABOUT YOURSELF
It is not advisable to talk about your ex during this situation. Stay away from providing all your personal information and don’t act desperate. Also subtly make sure that the information provided by your new friend is true or no. You also have to get information about them as much as you can to make sure that the person whom you are with isn’t cheating on you.
5. PLAN FOR AN ESCAPE ROUTE
It is advisable to plan for an excuse if you feel the date is not going well. Listen well during communication and if you find something fishy or uncomfortable you always have a planned excuse. Additionally, you need to tell your friend beforehand to call you in between the date so that if necessary you can escape saying it’s an urgent call
You can find out a lot of people but you need to be smart enough for who is real and who is fake. You need not track every habits and body language because not all online friends are bad. Just act normal, be yourself and it will all be in its place.