They are not hunt for sex or flatbottom friendship…are superficial for business exploit.
Keep your conversations light and fun until she feels comfortable talking with you online. Once the discussion has been opened about meeting face-to-face for the first time, suggest that you meet in a very public place, during daylight hours and that she bring a friend with her. You’ve told her the truth about yourself and she has already seen a lot of pictures of you.
The only thing left is to make her feel safe meeting you. You have joined a couple of dating services and written a killer profile.
Men, also, pauperism to device their real obloquy of women who seem too financially needy.
If they ask for money, in any of a dozen distance women can ask for money, cut the relation off immediately.
Time: You can go through hundreds of online profiles and look at hundreds of pictures in the same length of time only one real world date takes and the screening is already done for you.