How to find a good dating site.

Written by Leif Croonquist

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repparttar descriptions? That meansrepparttar 132345 dating site you are at does NOT screenrepparttar 132346 people who sign up. This welcomes people with ill-intent. You should get out of there immediately and go to one that does. 3). Doesrepparttar 132347 site have a privacy link? Look atrepparttar 132348 bottom ofrepparttar 132349 site's main page. If they have a privacy link, click it and examine. Make sure they specifically state that they do NOT sell your information to anyone. This is an invitation to a spam and junk-mail nightmare. Also look for some sort of a web site rules page or a terms of use page. Check to see if they screen their profiles or somehow disallow racial, hate or overly sexual material. If they don't state this than, anything goes for this site, another reason to leave. 4). Doesrepparttar 132350 site have a links page? If so click and examine. See who they are affiliated with. Usually, there will be graphical banners or icons next torepparttar 132351 names of their associations. Are they sex-sites? Spam sites? Even a quick glance in this area could tell you what kind of a dating site you are at. 5). What isrepparttar 132352 copyright date atrepparttar 132353 bottom? This could indicaterepparttar 132354 age ofrepparttar 132355 site. If it is very young, this could help you determine ifrepparttar 132356 site has worked out allrepparttar 132357 kinks (program bugs) and how many members they have accumulated. 6). Be wary of statements like "You arerepparttar 132358 4697th member to join today." and "Search through millions of profiles." these statements are usually false. Major sites, which have been running for YEARS usually can support these statements. look for a "whos online" link. If you arerepparttar 132359 only person (1 guest online means JUST you are there) then you know these claims are false. A site with millions or even thousands of members will always have a bunch of people currently online. If you detect this in a dating site, it is better to leave than to take a chance with a dishonest site. This is just a short list of ideas to help keep you safe when dating online. Be leary, be safe. More information can be found at .

Leif Croonquist writes for . He is 34 and lives in Portland, Oregon.

Moral Obligation & Responsibility

Written by Heather J. Tait

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If you see a piece of trash onrepparttar ground, if you can, pick it up. If you find someone’s wallet, return it. If you see someone wanting to get in front of you in a line of traffic, allow it. Participate inrepparttar 132342 world you live in by responding to it and being active. All too often we turn our backs onrepparttar 132343 people involved around us. Or even worse, we don’t accept our own personal moral responsibility. We assume other people will pick up for us or will cover our mishaps.

Think about your involvement inrepparttar 132344 world. Think about your daily consumptions. Are you conservingrepparttar 132345 environment or simply consuming? Think about what differences you can make on a personal level to enact a change. Become informed about products or foods you use. Get involved with organizations or causes that you believe in. Most important get your family involved too. It our responsibility to be aware of our surroundings and be aware of our involvement within those surroundings. Chances are you will discover each one of us has more power to make a change than we choose to exhibit.

Artist and Inspirational Writer Heather J. Tait began her career as a professional artist back in 1997 in Morgan Hill, CA. Her work and articles are displayed internationally. She is also the founder of Silence Speaks International Artist Association and the Editor of Intrigue Magazine. She has also been inducted into the 2004-2005 Who’s Who Among American Women. Email: Silence Speaks

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