You started online dating, you found that spark with someone, and now you’re ready to go on the first date. That’s great news! While you should be excited about getting to know someone in person, your own safety should be your number one priority. With that, we have a few recommendations worth considering:
- Tell a friend or family member where you’re going, and how long you expect to be out.
- Pick somewhere public! There are lots of options big and small for where to go in every city or town. If you’re having trouble deciding, we’ve got a few recommendations for you to think about.
- Make sure your phone’s battery is charged before heading out on your date.
- Have your own car, cab, bus, or train that can safely and reliably ferry you home.
We have plenty more Dating Safety tips for anyone looking to learn more.