This isn’t being shallow at all, it’s simply reducing the chances of being conned into meeting someone who is 50 lbs heavier than their photo or is in any way trying to pass themselves off as better looking than they really are.
You can spot a fake profile a mile off; it’s really easy.
If you can’t see their Facebook page or if their dating profile only has 1 photo then it is okay to ask to see a few more.
I personally will never meet up with anyone if I haven’t had a good look at their photos.
Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.
Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?
Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.
jamie flexman Jamie is a Bournemouth based guitar teacher, freelance writer and founder of Psycholocrazy - where he aims to help others give up the boring 9-5 existence in favour of a life worth living.
Full Bio You will have no doubt seen those tabloid internet dating horror stories, but they are so rare it’s not even worth worrying about.