" Actually, online dating is not for the desperate.
In fact, research shows that more than 40 million Americans (40 percent of all singles) use online dating services.
Also, by taking it slow, you are more likely to see inconsistencies in their behaviors and actions.
• Tip #7: When you are ready to meet, arrange to do so in a busy public place, like a coffee shop, bookstore or other retail outlet.
You don't want to lie about your age, your background or your personality.
Not everyone will take this advice, but you don't want to start a relationship on a lie, and somewhere down the road, others will know that you aren't what you say you are (or you don't look like your photo).
Lavender Line is a safe and confidential system offering a fun place to meet and talk with other women.
It's a great place to voice your personality and make instant, genuine connections.Beware of any potential partner who asks you directly for cash, or to cash a money order or check.• Tip #6: Take your time getting to know someone on-line.Studies show that relationships develop faster online.My advice is to wait at least one week before you meet face-to-face.Most online dating sites also offer tips to help you get started.