Safety in online dating
If you are made to feel uncomfortable at any time attract the attention of someone around you.
Tell a waitress, a security guard, a passerby, a stranger in the bathroom - just attract the attention and support of someone around you – and leave.
Reflecting back to when I was single and looking after my divorce, I’m shocked at how easily a woman WHO I DID NOT KNOW would invite me to her home (having never met me before) after a few chats via phone/email/text.
Alternatively if they're sitting up and leaning slightly towards you, showing interest in your conversation and maintaining eye contact you've got a winner!A first date is not the time for a hike through the forest or any other remote rendezvous.Meet at a time and on a day that's convenient for you.If you change locations, such moving to a different bar or restaurant, call or text message your friend to keep them updated.Arrange to have the friend call you at a specified time, such as one hour into the date, to check how things are going.