Avoid dating sites
This is according to research involving 400,000 dating profiles on a website used for extramarital hookups.Using the word “confident” ranked highly for men and women, along with “honest”, according to research seen by Mail Online.
The scammer will have photos showing a young and attractive woman though her profile may say she’s from America or England.
Her monthly salary is only a few hundred dollars, all Russian men are drunks and maybe her family died in a tragic accident or they are ill and in need of surgery.
Heart strings are pulled and victims are sucked in.
In contrast, 0.3 per cent of men and 0.4 per cent of women were turned on by a person who described themselves as “happy”.
The word “honest” was seen as positive for women, with 13 per cent saying this is a key trait in a partner. The words “humorous”, “intelligent”, “romance” and “affectionate” were also winners for both men and women.