They’re only out for your money and sometimes, to give you a virus.The women on these sites are either fake, or sometimes they’re even just hookers looking for a convenient way to meet johns.
I've spent many hours on these kinds of sites, talking to members, using the features, and generally trying to see if the sites offer what they say they do, while still trying to keep my (and your) privacy intact.
It's a tricky juggling act, and for most folks I'd recommend hitting the club or bar before trying anything else.
For those convinced that they'll find the perfect hookup online however, here's where I'd suggest starting.
Skip it.: Focus on posting an ad instead of replying to them, and know that there's a good chance it'll get flagged within 24 hours. There are a great number of folks on CL who are bitter, angry and/or frustrated with their lack of hooking up, and they'll automatically assume anyone who seems 'normal' is a prostitute.
Online dating has grown in popularity to the point where there is almost no social stigma attached to it.
POF.com, also known as Plenty Of Fish, is an online dating site headquartered in Vancouver.