However it's not all blue skies and rainbows for online dating.
A music teacher from Webster Middle School in Waukegan is being held in lieu of $1 million bond after being charged Friday with three counts of criminal sexual assault.
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Of dating on the internet, men's biggest fear is meeting someone fat.
So it appears guys are just scared of fat people and women are terrified of getting murdered online.
Although there are various pitfalls to watch out for when meeting people online, in the main, the individuals you meet through online dating are actual and genuine folks who are just looking to share their lives with someone specific.
Women's biggest fear of dating on the Internet is meeting with a serial killer.
These individuals will fall victim to unscrupulous con artists, and are looking to find someone as quickly as possible.
There are numerous cases of individuals being deceived by scammers who pose as possible online love interests, but who turn out to be cheats, liars and thieves.
What online dating offers is a comparative amount of anonymity, because typing behind a screen is infinitely much easier than needing to talk to someone face to face, with nervousness and susceptibility clear in one's voice.