Risks of Online Dating
Dating seems to be a very exciting term. It would mean a new phase of a person’s life ahead. Whatever the purpose of dating is, one must always be responsible and by all means, be cautious about being into this kind of activity. Since you are getting involved with unknown individuals, you must equip yourself with the necessary protection or security whatever risks there are. Yes, there are risks…
Online dating is of course, safe from outside risks since it happens with a distance between the people involved. However, there is a consequence with the majority of those involved to meet the online partner they have. This is when the risks start.
According to studies in the US, Dating violence is rampant among adolescent girls, especially those reporting having had the experience of coitus or sexual intercourse.
Adolescent girls who were hurt by date on purpose in the past year are more likely to experience sexual health risks, such as having the possibility to acquire human immunodeficiency virus infection and other sexually transmitted infections, unwanted pregnancy may also happen out of the blue. Sad to say, unwanted pregnancies resort to abortion in some cases.
Women are physically weak. There are a lot of possibilities that they are being taken advantage of by their dates. The objective of online dating is noble, but there are these people who are using it as a venue for their worldly wants. The local governments are now integrating this issue in their health programs for women as well as the local agency in responsibility for crime-related aspects must do their share.
As for the adult women who are into dating, most of them are out due to long-term relationship heartbreak and so they are there to meet anyone possible. This reason pushes them to the risks of meeting the wrong man but still believing that he is right. With that, they are prone to possible sexual abuse or other forms of abuse.
The most common risk in online dating is both financial and emotional. Financial risk comes in the form of scams. You must be cautious and try to read between the lines if the person is just playing around. The emotional risks are the result of having a married date and so forth.
Dating, companionship, and courtship are really good for us but some come in disguise- they are hidden black agenda, so be careful.