Internet dating danger stories

31-May-2016 08:57 by 8 Comments

Internet dating danger stories

I found this one on online and because it was free I decided to give it a go.' Not what he seemed: Twenty-five-year-old Paul Cuthbert's profile stated that he was a single father from Grimsby who doted on his four-year-old daughter and that he was looking for a nice girl to fall in love with, but that all turned out to be lies The following weekend, Paul again travelled to Leicester to meet Michelle and, as they chatted, agreed to meet up the next weekend in Grimsby where he promised Michelle would get to meet his daughter.

He told how his sibling suffered more than 90 injuries, including being stabbed in the liver, spleen, lungs and heart with a four-and-a-half inch knife.

But seriously, sometimes things go so wrong—like endless date with a cringe-worthy guy wrong—that you can't help but wonder why you're on the app in the first place.

Well, SELF asked to hear your dating app horror stories, and you guys answered.

If two people both like each other’s profile it is called a match and the option to message each other becomes available.

For the woman who was assaulted, that is exactly how it started.

“For every case (with a dating app), there are other cases of tremendous abuse though plain dating.

Notice the online gets publicity and fear potential.” Statistics still point to the fact that most violence against women isn’t from strangers — it’s from someone already known. Wariness in the dating scene has been around for a long time.I tried to put it out of my mind as he seemed so lovely and I felt like I had known him forever. Looking back, alarm bells should have been ringing.''That night, after we’d had dinner and gone to bed, he was distant but I felt it was understandable as he’d just lost his daughter.I felt helpless that there was nothing I could do to make him feel better.''Serving 16 months in jail for beating and stabbing someone isn’t exactly justice.Beaten: Paul turned into a green-eyed monster punching Michelle repeatedly in the face and even stabbed her in the leg, refusing to take her to hospital.She was told if it had been a deeper cut, she would have bled to death Deceiving: Michelle thought she was being set up by the dating web gods, she was actually in store for a nasty surprise when her tall, dark, handsome lover turned out to be a violent monster who beat and stabbed her 'But I didn’t want to write off the idea completely so I thought I would try a different site and see if my luck might be any better.Since Tinder uses Facebook, possible matches are able to see if they have any mutual friends.