CNN - Feb 14 - With online dating you don’t just go out and meet
people anymore; you stay at home and meet people. But do online dating
site work? Are they safe? There are things you need to know to save you
from wasting time and protecting yourself. Jim Houran from
OnlineDatingMagazine.com is a widely recognized expert in this field,
he has a PhD in clinical psychology.
Q: Do we have any idea how often these relationships that begin through websites actually work out?
Jim:No we don’t. But we know from anecdotal reports that a lot of people do use it and are successful.
Q: What do they do to make it work?
lot about success with online dating has to with the process. First,
you have to know what you want in a partner, be pretty specific there.
Post a recent picture of your face and show people who you are today
and not how you were 10 years ago. Be honest in your approach.
Q: You told me if you’re a single parent never post pictures of your kids on these sites. What is that about?
Jim:Predators are everywhere and they’re also online. Watch the video HERE.