Red flags online dating profiles
Psychopaths and serial killers are frequently drawn to women who appear promiscuous.If you’re using a dating site which is well known for one night stands, you have a higher risk of running into an unsavory character — and an STD to boot. Philip Markoff, the notorious Craigslist killer, was a handsome, rich medical student. Unfortunately sexual predators don’t exclude themselves to tacky dating sites.He mentions in his profile that he’s “just looking for a girl to have some fun with.” Fun in this case doesn’t mean taking you to the arcade or shopping. ” at 2 am when he’s drunk, dropping by for a quick f*ck (during which he couldn’t care less if you get off, because it’s all about him), and then leaving.Unless you somehow enjoy being used and treated like sh*t, just click to the next profile.Considering these stats, the grim reality is that if you date online, you’re likely to run into a few freaky fish before you find a good catch. The list of women who have been raped or sexually assaulted by online dates is even longer. Do they write in all caps or nonsensical sentences? Does that profile picture look a little too good to be true? Nadine Aburas, Tori Ann Pennington, Julissa Brisman - these are just some of the women who have been murdered in recent years by men they met online.How do you know who’s really behind that online dating profile?When you’re trusting information on a screen, instead of a face to face date, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction.
However, there are some dating profile red flags that can help you screen your dates before you ever respond to that wink or message.
Red Flag 1: Empty or Negative Profile How many times have you clicked on someone’s profile and read “will fill this in later” or “ask and I’ll tell you”?
A lot of people can’t be bothered to write a few words about themselves, let alone give you a glimpse into who they are.
It speaks volumes about his past relationships with women.
Either the guy had a bonafide “crazy” girlfriend, or he doesn’t have knowledge or experience with women’s emotional states. This can sometimes be a signal that someone is uncomfortable with emotion, or is lacking his own self-awareness of how he might be dancing with drama in his life.