But before you're metaphorically walking down the aisle with Mr Online you might need to rethink the mental life plans you've already.
Here's the eight easy signs that you may need to think twice…
1. They don't message you back for days
It's back and forth constantly, you're being hilarious, the banter is 'lit' and then, radio silence. Cheers mate.
Still, while they're entitled to leave you hanging while they do their washing/live their own life, being on and off for days at a time could indicate a power complex that you don't want to be part of.
“This is a classic benching move,” says dating expert Caroline Brealey from matchmaking service Mutual Attraction.
“It’s when someone keeps potential dates interested – ‘on the bench’ – so they can sub them in if they’re lonely or their first option doesn’t work out."
Solution: Spot the behaviour early on, bring it up with them politely and wait for their response.
An honest reason? Consider it, but if they're still acting that way a week later, say goodbye.
2. They send mixed signals
From gaslighting to lovebombing (Hello Adam Collard, we're looking at you) they come on strong, then retreat or they keep talking about taking you out, but never actually get round to doing it. "If you really like someone, you’ll find time to see them within a fortnight," adds Caroline.
Solution: If you're looking for something more than a bit of fun, being upfront about it is the easiest way. It helps everyone be clear and you get the answer you need.
3. They refuse to use WhatsApp
Taking the next dating step is always a big deal, it's a sign things are moving on…
But if they're not willing to move onto WhatsApp, our experts say it could mean they're not willing to show you that app photo that's either a) the real them or b) them with their currrent partner.
Solution: Call it out. If they're not into making the next online step, they're definitely not ready for the next IRL step.
4. Their photos look familiar
It's funny how somes potential online dates only have access to 'a bad camera' or 'terrible lighting', isn't it?
It's 2018 people, if you can create a dating app profile, then you can probably take a clear photo – but in a study by OpinionMatters, 20% of participants admitted posting different photos of themselves or younger versions.
Solution: If it seems like they're hiding something, they probably are.
Dating app Badoo, now has a new function that allows you to Facetime the person before committing to meet them.
Sounds like a plan to us.
5. They post a photo with a tiger
If you've somehow missed the Tigers of Tinder movement, where have you been?
Some guy clocked that women are attracted to men and danger and started a trend that hasn't stopped.
But it should and even Tinder is on board asking users to stop taking selfies with the animals after calls from activists.
Solution: Question them about their move and if they don't delete the photo, it's time to delete them.
6.They talk about money constantly
Spouting about all your cash is the real-life equivalent of holding up a sign that says 'date me for my money', which funnily enough, never happens.
Think about why they need the feel to talk about their money so much.
It suggests deep insecurities or potential lies.
Solution: Steer them off the topic or tell them it makes you feel uncomfortable.
If they keep going back to it, bin it. Dates for cash? No thanks, hun.
7. They keep talking about their ex
The repetition of an ex's name is enough to make any new potential love interest feel uncomfortable.
It's not always bad, as it could just symbolise an amicable end to a relationship, but one 2016 study revealed that those who stayed in touch with their ex were more likely to do so as they wanted to get back together.
Solution: Communication is key, say all our dating experts. You need to find out what it really means and if it's harmless and only talking about it will help. But if they start calling you by the ex's name then it's no-go. It's just not cool. 8
8. He has no photos with mates
Most people have a couple of selfies and at least one photo with mates, to y'know, show they have a real life and real friends. So if there's nada, it's worth finding out.
"This is a big red flag that something’s not right,” says Caroline. “It could be because he doesn’t want to integrate you into other parts of his life."
Solution: There might be a simple one but nip it in the bud early on and get him to link his Instagram account to his profile so you can check. If he doesn't have social media, then you need to really worry…
Meanwhile our Tinderella resorts to swiping again after being blown out by her current man.
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