How to find a partner worth keeping

Modern day dating apps have created more trouble than good, especially those that start off on the basis that looks are the most important thing. People are investing time to meet someone who is not who they say they are and this has led, in some cases, to tragic consequences. Fortunately, authors such as Rebekah Campbell (author of '38 Dates') and Amy Webb (author of 'Data, A Love Story: How I gamed online dating to meet my mate') have suggested a much better an safer route. This checklist summarises their advice.

The aim is to find, text, FaceTime, and then date in that order. Eliminating as you progress.