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I found a guy at an online dating site. We talked for a few days and he seemed nice, so I let him call me. We talked for 3.5 hours! I told him I google everyone I meet from the internet. He seemed way more concerned that I'd find his wedding video online (which I did), but didn't mention the extensive criminal record that I'd find when I looked at the clerk of courts website from the county where he resides! Maybe he didn't think I was smart enough to look, or something. I ALWAYS look!

I found him in records in surrounding counties, as well! In one county alone, he had three pages full of infractions. In another county, I found two charges filed against him for domestic violence. I ALSO found that the guy is NOT divorced, but in the process. He said he WAS married for 5 months, and that definitely raised a red flag.

So, before you date someone, do what I do. Instead of just googling their name, google search the clerk of courts for the county they reside and do a records search for them THERE! If you know they've lived in other states, look them up there, as well. This guy also had two records in a different state!

He is now blocked from my phone and can't contact me online either. Fortunately, I never got around to telling him MY last name, so he probably can't find me. He might be crazy enough to try, but who knows? He doesn't know I have a concealed carry license. He may be in for a big surprise if he DOES find me!

This date from hell story was submitted by:  Lou from an undisclosed location

Dr. Gooddate's response:

Excellent detective work Lou!  Something I always highly recommend is checking out your potential mate's background before delving into an all-out "relationship".

Whether or not you see any red flags, it never hurts to check out someone's complete background.  In this case, it is clear that you did the right thing.

Nice work!  Now you can move onto searching for a real relationship with somone whose past isn't so shady!

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