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New Zealanders using have found meeting people online is more convenient and comfortable than through 'normal' offline channels such as bars and parties.
With standard dating precautions followed, NZDating members feel more at ease getting to know each other in this new social scene.
I only signed up with NZDating for a bit of a laugh as my friend had already signed up and was enjoying meeting people.
I found it quite good for my confidence to chat with guys but wasn’t interested in meeting up with anyone, until a few weeks later I came across a picture of a guy that took my interest.
It’s always good to have accountability and to know that someone will be looking out for you.
If you have a roommate, this is the perfect person to tell since she will know if you don’t come home when you say you will.
So today I’m talking safe dating, and here are 9 of my best tips to stay safe on your dates!
I know that it’s very rare that you have mutual friends with someone you just meet in a coffee shop or on a dating app or something, but whenever possible get a second opinion.
At NZDating we say the best relationships come from having fun making lots of friends - meanwhile 'the one' often magically appears!