Worried about dating online?
Taking the first step to go online can be quite daunting but the truth is that having an online profile is simply another way of meeting new people. With that here are some answers to practical questions you may have:
Why should I try online dating?
Online dating is fun, convenient, and tailored to you! It allows you to interact with people that you may not otherwise meet. You can narrowing down searches by looking for those with similar interests and values that are compatible with yours. You can focus your attention on the people that you are more likely to match, and avoid the frustrations of going on numerous dates with people you were never going to get on with. What’s not to love?
Do normal people actually use online dating?
As we spend more and more of our time on the internet it is no surprise that the answer to this question is yes. A growing majority of singles have embraced the idea of getting introduced to someone on the internet. Why not ask your friends and family about their experiences, they’re bound to have stories of their own. Currently there are more than 1400 dating sites in the UK alone, catering for people with all sorts of interests.
Does online dating work?
Online dating can be great fun and an exciting experience when used correctly. With 17% of recent marriages beginning with online dating, join the 15 million Brits already online! We seek to ensure that all of the profiles on our site are genuine, providing you with the lone responsibility of discovering Mr or Mrs Right. Remember the control remains with you, you browse, you choose, you meet up with those who have the same interests as you.
I am nervous about having my details online
Here at London Irish Dating, we take the safety of our members very seriously, this is why we screen each profile thoroughly. Your personal information is private, and we will never share it with anyone. Once again, you are in control of what you will share with others.
LIS Safety Tips
Meeting someone online is just like meeting a stranger in person. In both instances, exercising caution until you’re confident of a person’s intent is always wise. Take things slow, if wary, share things about your live at the pace that best suits you. Here are just some tips on how to stay safe online:
1. Take your time: This is true both offline and online. None of us would ever share our private identifying information such as home address or work address with someone who we do not know. Refrain from giving this information out until you know enough about the other person.
~ Remember, once you give away information, you cannot get it back.
2. Be selective: Stop communicating with anyone who tries to pressure you into providing your personal or financial information, or who seems to be trying to trick you into providing it. If this happens contact us immediately, to protect yourself other members of the site.
MEETING IN PERSON
1. Always tell someone where you are going.
2. Have your first date somewhere public.
3. Use your own transportation.
4. Leave if you feel the slightest bit uncomfortable.
5. Watch what and how much you are drinking.
6. And remember that these tips are to ensure that you can feel comfortable enough to just have fun!
Q) I did not receive my activation email?
A) The activation email should arrive within the next few minutes of registering. Please check your spam/junk folder and refresh the page.
Q) I forgot my password or/and username?
A) Click ‘Sign In’ icon on the right hand side of the website. Below that a popup is shown asking for username and password. Click on the password recovery icon (next to Facebook login icon) and type in the email address that you have registered with. Check your inbox and follow the instructions in the email sent from us.
Q) How can I contact a member on the website?
A) In order to message a member on the website you must upgrade to our GOLD Memberships. Click here to upgrade http://londonirishsingles.com/shop/
Q) How do I benefit by being a GOLD Member?
A) As a GOLD member you will be able to send and receive unlimited messages; as well as live chat with members, upload an unlimited number of photos, send up to 50 gifts and see which profiles visited your page.
Q) How do I change my privacy settings? Such as my photo/ gift/ favourites visibility?
A) Once signed in click on ‘My Profile’, then ‘My Settings’ (on the left hand side below your picture). Here you are able to change your visibility settings.
Q) How can I change my photo?
A) Once signed in click on ‘My Profile’ and below the image icon click on ‘Change Photo’. Make sure the picture is in the correct JPEG format. For best results ensure your photo is not too large, we recommend a file no larger than 640×480.
Q) How do I delete my account?
A) We are sorry to hear you want to leave. Once signed in click on ‘My Profile’ then at the bottom of the page next to ‘Save Profile’ click on ‘Delete Profile’, or you can simply email us your username at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove your profile.