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Helping you navigate the complexities of online and real-world dating. Find out how to best use dating sites, apps and protect yourself from catfish.

Are You Being Catfished?

Think you’re being catfished? Catfishing is slang for being duped into a false, online, romantic relationship. Usually the scammer wants money and they aren’t afraid to ask for it...after they’ve stolen your heart. Sadly, the anonymity of…

Top 3 Tips to Avoid Romance Scams

Looking for love online? Be careful.   According to the FBI, online dating scams (or “romance scams”) are on the rise, and it’s no wonder. As dating apps and sites like Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble continue to grow in popularity, more…

Don’t Fall for These Dating Scams

According to Consumer Reports, 12% of people have been scammed on dating sites. A popular victim stereotype is the middle-aged woman over 50 with fading good looks. But in reality the victims of dating scams defy stereotype — they…

Are You Dating a Dirty John?

WARNING: This post contains several spoilers for the “Dirty John” podcast.  Last year as the L.A. Times recounted the chilling tale of how psychopath "Dirty John" Meehan deftly embedded himself in the life of wealthy divorcee, Debra…