One of the great conundrums of online dating is how to be emotionally open to meeting new people, whilst remaining safe in the process.
So how do you trust a profile and a photo from a stranger?
What needs to happen on the first date?
When can you trust someone’s telling the truth about themselves and their circumstance?
Psychologist Charlotte Keating and social commentator and online dater Kerri Sackville takes us through some of the challenges and pitfalls of keeping safe online and face to face.
Kerri’s latest book Out There: a Survival Guide for Dating in Midlife is published by Echo in April.