Dating is even more complicated for individuals in early recovery.
Early addiction recovery is a challenging time, with many potential pitfalls.
According to FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), 4,467 people reported being the victim of such crimes in 2012. The 4,467 victims who reported being the victim of an online dating crime are a small percentage of the total number of victims, says Donna Gregory of IC3.
However, neither Gregory nor any of the four law-enforcement experts with whom we spoke could say that crime is a larger problem with online dating than it is with traditional dating.
Carole Markin went on her second date in early 2010 with a man whom she had met on