Is online dating more dangerous
"She continued her relationship with that monster," her devastated brother said.Just three days later, on July 13, 2014, police found her dead in her flat in Liverpool.Liverpool Crown Court was told Hawke, of no fixed abode, moved into Sharon's house after just one date, and started controlling the 39-year-old, who suffered from depression and had learning difficulties.Stephan begged her to end the relationship after hearing that Hawke used to "push his sister around."But Sharon told her brother that she was "just desperate to be loved" and stopped speaking to him shortly after.So, bad news for those of us living in the nation's capital — Washington, D. tops the list of the most dangerous states for online dating.
There's also good news for people living the quiet life in the mountains of the west; Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming also experience low crime rates and STI rates. Some attribute the correlation to areas' young populations, crowded urban centers, and minimal or incomplete sex education.
On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.
Dinner for Six, a matchmaking service in Denver, Colorado says that 51% percent of online dating singles are already in a relationship, yet are putting themselves out there as being single.8.
Online dating is a multi-billion dollar industry with over 40 million users and growing every day.
It inspires people meet their spouses and make new connections in a world where people just don’t have time to date the traditional way.
Online services are an easy, convenient and relatively safe way of forming a relationship, the National Crime Agency said.