I can’t stress enough the importance of taking your time in getting to know someone.
Since our non-profit is strongly in favor of criminal background screening those employees coming to do service work in the home, we think that same principle extends to online dating.
Dating safely online and offline should always be a priority.
While looking for love online, take some additional steps such as seeing if you have Facebook friends in common, downloading your date’s photos into Google Image reverse search at If someone’s photos seem to good to be true and your date looks like a model or stock photo, it would be good to check their social networking sites such as Facebook or Instagram to see if they match up.
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As Spira cautions, “You don’t want someone thinking you’re up for a 10-mile hike if you can barely make it through one mile. If you’re on a dating site to attract your healthy other half, keep these tips in mind.
If your profile accurately reflects your true, healthy self, you and your new mate will be splitting a bottle of organic wine in no time.
At 24 years old, single and raising a 2-year-old son on her own, Sue has been playing the game for three years now and has been burned several times.
But finding a healthy match in cyberspace can be tougher than running that half marathon you just completed. According to Julie Spira, a cyber-dating expert and author of “Online daters are visual, so posting active photos is essential.” 2. Healthy people strive for positivity and seek it in others.
Focus on the traits you do want in a partner instead of making a laundry list of turn-offs. If you’re a regular drinker, definitely mention that you love your liquid kale.
Wasting space listing things you’re not attracted to can come across as negative. Feel free to touch on the hot yoga class that kicked your butt or your favorite health food spot. There’s nothing more attractive to the health-conscious than authenticity.
Also, describe activities and food you enjoy as opposed to those you tend to avoid. These terms will stand out to those who share your interests. Be honest about your habits—don’t say you exercise five times a week if it’s really five times a month. Make sure your profile is a good balance between your commitment to coconut water as well as your favorite summer cocktail. Portraying balance will show that you’re not afraid to split an ice cream once in a while.