or if you notice a pattern to their messages, that isn’t explained by their job or lifestyle.
If you’re 60 and getting messages from beautiful or buff twenty somethings, assume that they are in want of something that is more in line with a scam than love. If you’re getting led into a relationship or interacting with someone who claims they always live far away or is currently away, reconsider if it’s worth the emotional and time investment.
If you’re looking for a relationship on a dating site, whatever the type of relationship, set a standard to only be involved with someone who is local enough to actually see and weed out for red flags.
This type of scam will usually lead to money requests or can be a Catfish who wants to conceal their identity for emotional reasons.
Look for grammar or language cues, or the mixing up of words like him/ her. PHOTO DISCREPANCIES: This can tie in with any of the above scams or schemes on dating sites.
Suspicious that someone might be using a fake photo? Some other things to look for are the background and landscape of photos sent.
Look for items which may not indicate the person is whom they say or lives where they claim. INTUITION: Most important, use your intuition and your smarts!
In fact, they're someone you could see yourself spending the rest of your life with.
A decent person with a good job or business in search of a good, honest partner to settle down with.
Consider your voyage onto a dating site like a walk around your favorite city.