Online Dating: Googling your date, praying & good background checks

Online Dating: Googling your date, praying & good background checks

Over the past few years, online dating web sites have exploded in popularity. Not only are sites like Match.com, eHarmony and Plenty of Fish an accepted way of dating in our culture – online dating may even becoming the norm. These sites essentially allow a person to pre-screen prospective dating partners – by being able…

Manti Te’o catfished: Tips to avoid being duped online

Manti Te’o catfished: Tips to avoid being duped online

In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it’s easy to fear being duped by an online relationship. The Notre Dame football star, Manti Te’o, has become the center of a fierce debate in recent weeks for his either naiveté or willful deceit surrounding his fake girlfriend, Lennay Kekua. The tragic three-year romance made national…

Online dating: Tips from a private investigator

Online dating: Tips from a private investigator

Online dating services have grown in popularity over the past several years. From general dating websites like eHarmony.com to more specific services like ChristianMingle.com, the dating scene has taken to the Internet as the second most effective way to meet the love of your life after meeting people through friends and family, according to a…