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"They're vulnerable, trusting, emotionally fragile, and the scammers seem to pick up on that from a mile away," Williams said. We all want the same things — to love and be loved.

The scammers are nasty, heartless, ruthless people. They run into problems — maybe an incident on the job site, or an accident involving a teenage son. "The scammers are so experienced in what they do, because they do what they do on such a massive scale," Williams said.

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"People have elaborate laundry lists of qualities they think they want in a partner, and they like online dating profiles that fit this laundry list," Eastwick said.

"However, upon a face-to-face meeting, most of this list goes out the window — people instead rely on their gut-level reaction to another person." The other problem, according to the research, is the emphasis placed on clients' similarities."It really can be heartbreaking." Williams urges victims to file a report with their local police department and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your site is A OK-after a few beers the ladies start looking real sexy...i`ve met alotta nice ladies on here and got some good info reading the forums..the above posters remark-it is possible to see who added you to your faves list...i tried to send an email to explain it to the person-but i didn`t live within 75 miles..now on you must live within 5 miles to email me..be born on a Tuesday...actually,consider yourselves all blocked from now on Russ, you are a classy looking guy. There are a few women that I have dated around 40 in age who adore older men. But, from what I've seen, I'm really liking this place.1) Innovation. Something where people can play games and the like. I used plenty of fish and met my now fiance You can definitely weed out crazies. Less chance of being in a sea of faces on an app I guess.