The issue of the fake online dating profile continues to escalate like a hurricane, and drown all the real singles out there in online dating land. The issue remains that the anonymity of online dating has opened the flood gates of liars, thieves, cheats, and the sex industry looking to make a quick buck any way they can.So, how can singles wade through the muck and find true love?
Though, recently, I learned that averages 10 percent paid profiles and 90 percent free profiles.The unfortunate truth is that the paid singles don’t know who is free and who is not.Do report a fake profile to your online dating service, it’s at least a step in the right direction—you’ll be helping out by not letting the next guy or girl be faked out.If a lot of their profile says, “ask me,” or says very little at all, it’s probably a fake.Then, do your research; think about what you are looking for, and find out how to attract that kind of person.
You'll want to write a profile that represents you and what you're looking for.
With hundreds of dating sites and hundreds of thousands of potential partners, even knowing where to begin is difficult.
Start by finding the dating site that's right for you and your budget.
Verified, Schmerified Beware of the “verified” profiles that some sites tout.
Even some of the more clever fake profiles can get “verified” by using a friend’s credit card.
To help, we've compiled a few online dating profile examples and enlisted the help of relationship experts Laura Schreffler and Craig Donaldson to get you on your way to writing the perfect online dating profile for you.