Dating for lonely

18 Dec

His sister, Gillian Doney, said he was intending to meet the woman during the trip but the rendezvous never materialised.After returning home, Mr Doney changed his Facebook status to ‘in a relationship’ and started sending money to the fraudster without his family’s knowledge.

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The lifelong singleton had excitedly changed his Facebook status to ‘in a relationship’ after paying for flight tickets for an online date he believed was his girlfriend to fly to the UK.

Having paid for an airfare he waited at an airport all day but then claimed she had been unable to travel due to an “accident”. Miss Doney said: “He thought she was going to come over here and that they were going to get married and have children. He just wanted a family.“He was borrowing money to send over there.

He wasn’t eating properly and he was starving himself.

Trying to comb through the details of potential partners, swiping left and right and crafting the perfect "About Me" section.

Not to mention the dating horror stories when you actually do meet up and find you're totally incompatible.