Men are also being scammed through online dating sites

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times What are online dating scammers and why is it such a serious threat to people who are truly searching for love? “Scammers” work alone or part of an overseas mob network to use love to strip you of your assets by gaining your trust and asking for money or getting enough information from you to pry open your bank account. The financial numbers are staggering. The...

All About Connecting: Love is in the air

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times Ok…so, it’s been a baffling few months weather-wise, but let me assure you now that Spring is definitely here, and love is in the air! From tulips, azaleas, and pink dogwood trees painting our landscape with such romantic colors and aromas, and seemingly every animal in the Kingdom chasing females around to procreate, it’s no surprise we mere mortals are...

Protecting yourself from online dating scams

Be wary if someone seems to be too good to be true By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times You’ve found the perfect man: he’s sweet, he’s sexy and he has a way with words that makes you swoon. But when you ask to see him does he shy away and reschedule again and again? Does he always ask about you and ignore your questions about him? Does he want to talk about your financials and your personal...

Creating a winning online profile

While pictures matter, your words do, too By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times We all hear about the importance of having stunning, professional quality pictures for our online dating profile, but what about our written profile? As Benjamin Franklin one said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” In other words, don’t bother writing just any profile, but instead,...