There are some clear dos and don'ts when it comes to online dating.
For example, do maintain profiles on various sites for maximum exposure. Don't, on the other hand, take it personally if you meet someone for a "running date," and he sprints away from you before you have the chance to do so yourself (this actually happened to a friend).
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Dating without endorsement from friends, yenta or otherwise means women especially need to tread carefully before letting their guards down. Our friend and dating blogger, Funkybrownchick, created a handy list of how she dates "safely" online.
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In addition to trusting her gut and staying vague, she treats her dates as serial killers until proven they prove that they're sane. Simple as that.
Read the full list here.