Online dating has become so popular, one-third of U.S. marriages start on the Internet. It has become the second most common way to meet someone, and it makes perfect sense why. As people grow older, they work more and go out less. There's fewer opportunities to meet people, unless they want to hang out at a bar every day after work. Online dating sites make it possible for people to meet other singles without having to leave their comfort zone.
The trouble is that anyone can be behind the other side of the screen, something that most people are aware of. This creates a roadblock with online dating because even if a person meets a good candidate, would they really trust them? Some dating sites have begun scanning clients for sexual assault, identity theft and violence. Yet others are left largely unsupervised.
Luckily, dating background checks are available and easy to obtain, even if you're not a private detective NJ at heart. For a small fee, you can use one of the many background check services to pull information about the person you are searching for, such as their full name, address, phone number, birth date and criminal record. Additional information can include marital status and significant financial problems such as past bankruptcies.
Not all background checks are the same, however, so it's important to find a trusted source that will run a check on the right individual and provide you with the information you're looking for. Some services lure customers in with free offers, but then they have to pay more to see the information. It may be in your best interest to pay more for a complete, accurate report from the get-go. Weigh your options.
Aside from a dating background check, there are other things that can be done to check on the status of a person. Review social media accounts, review the databases from law enforcement and check out cheater databases. Some people choose to hire a private investigator NJ to gather information, which can sound extreme, but it's not if the couple is planning on moving in together or getting married. In this case, protecting your safety and financial information comes first.
Using dating websites is a smart way to grow your network and meet other people. But, before you share private or financial information or move in with someone else, protect yourself with an Internet dating background check. It could save everything.