Adult Dating Protection
How To Protect Yourself When You First Meet Someone You Found Online
You have met someone interesting on an online dating site, he or she is someone you are interested in, an affinity is growing and you have agreed to meet face-
Be street smart and stay safe when your online dating turns into physical face-
You Are In Control Of Your Own Destiny: It is your date, after all. Agree on what you both want from it before you meet up. Don’t feel pressured to meet before you are ready, for any longer than you are comfortable with, or in a place or area that you are unfamiliar with. A short first meeting is perfectly fine.
Meet In Public: Unless the purpose of your meeting is specifically sexual and you are prepared to take the special risks of hooking up for sex with a relative stranger, the safest plan is to meet somewhere public and stay somewhere public. Tell a trusted friend where you are going and who you will be meeting. Make your own way there and back and don’t feel pressured to go home with your date, or invite him or her back to your place. If you feel ready to move to a private environment, make sure your expectations -
Get To Know The Person, Not The Online Profile: The way people interact online, when they may be less inhibited, isn’t always the same as face-
Always Be Prepared To Walk Or Run: Don’t feel bad about cutting a date short if you are not keen on continuing. A considerate partner wil understand, will not be offended, and may even be considering the same thing. You don’t owe the other person anything, apart from politeness and good manners, no matter how long you’ve been chatting or what’s been suggested. Another Golden Rule Of Dating is to trust your instincts. If you think things might be going wrong or something bad could happen, you are probably right.
Rape And Sexual Assault Are Crimes And Must Be Reported: Even if you are a member of an adult dating web site that promotes sexual relationships, even short-