The Red Flags Of Online Dating

By

The Red Flags Of Online Dating [EXPERT]
What warning signs should you look for when seeking dates online?

How many of you have dated someone only for it to not work out? When you analyzed what went wrong with 20/20 vision, did you realize there were red flags from the start but you didn't really see them? Or, did you choose to ignore them? Online Dating: Luck Or Work?

I am guilty of this. Sometimes, you like someone so much and want it to work out so badly that you overlook certain things. But, there inevitably comes the time when those things we overlooked can no longer be ignored. No one is perfect. (although, I like to think I am.) But, my friends keep that perception in check!

 

We all have our idiosyncrasies. We all have habits that will annoy someone at some point in time. But those are not the red flags I am talking about. I am talking about those characteristics about a person that can indicate someone will cheat.

Is your date a party person who does not want to settle down? Does he or she have too big an ego? Are they someone who is not thoughtful or does not have their priorities straight? Are they passive aggressive, not ambitious or down right violent with a bad temper? Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal

If you carefully read a profile, you will be surprised by how much you really can tell about someone and yes, there are flags that go up. Personally, if a guy posts a bare chested pic of himself or takes a picture posing his muscles in the bathroom mirror, I usually laugh out loud and move on. This indicates ego and a focus on the exterior vs. interior self. If someone writes, "I work hard and play hard," this means the person is probably a serial dater who wants to have a good time and not settle down.

When I am reading a profile and a person is scolding me before I met them, I think they might have a temper or are intolerant of a person's individuality. For example, I hate the people who say, "I won't write if you don't have a pic." Or, "please, don't email me if you are a conservative – I don't want to deal with stupidity." Or even, the person who advises that they are in town every other month ... this means they are probably cheating on a wife, but have the money to have an apartment out of town.

More dating advice from YourTango:

This article was originally published at . Reprinted with permission.
Article contributed by
Advanced Member

Singles Warehouse

Author

The HOTTEST Singles Online Dating Site in the UK and USA. Free to sign up and browse the gorgeous variety of singles interested in meeting YOU, too.

Singles Warehouse is also home to some of the most honest, provocative, and insightful dating/relationship/sex writers in the world...and their a sexy little bunch, too! Check out the SWEXPERTS blog for the latest and greatest.

Twitter: @SingleWarehouse and @SWEXPERTS

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/singleswarehouse

Being single can be fun, but a little company never hurt, too. So, join today, engage with our writers, and be sure to follow us online.

Location: London, LND, United Kingdom
Credentials: Other
Specialties: Dating/Being Single Support
Other Articles/News by Singles Warehouse:

5 Tips To Get Rid Of Your Annoying Ex FOREVER

By

We've all been there at least once in our dating lives—you breakup for whatever reason and move on, but the ex just can't seem to let go. It's tough, really, but what are you supposed to do with an ex who can't say goodbye? 1. Stop All Contact Get your ex to move on. As much as you might try to put the ex into the friend zone, ... Read more

19 Effective Ways To Boost Your Online Dating Experience

By

We all know how tough online dating is. At Singles Warehouse we want to try and make it a little easier for you. Here are 19 effective ways to boost your online dating experience, and a bonus for you to try it out: Make sure you've uploaded a profile picture and get it approved on the site ASAP. Profiles with pictures attract up to ten times the ... Read more

Tinder: Is It Time To Move On?

By

I used to host speed dating events. On any given night, forty to fifty people would show up hoping to meet someone amazing within the span of a four-minute date. It was kind of a strange idea at first— meeting twenty guys in one evening to see if anyone had potential. But it was efficient. I sifted through more and more guys each week who ... Read more

See More

 
PARTNER POSTS
Latest Expert Videos
ASK YOURTANGO MORE QUESTIONS
Must-see Videos
SEE MORE VIDEOS
Most Popular