Sexual assault on a date is definitely not an everyday occurrence but it doesn’t hurt to stay safe.
Take the time to really get to know a person and such incidents are even less likely to occur.
(Fisher, Cullen, and Turner, 2000) - About 90% of survivors on a college campus know the person who assaulted them.
Online dating often leads to offline dates, which have often ended up as successful relationships.
However before you meet someone in person, take all the time you need to get well acquainted so there is hopefully nothing to worry about when you meet in person.
I felt confident based on the details that she provided that what had happened to her was definitely rape, and yet a simple reversal of the genders of the characters threw that fact into question.
The story I read online described an incident of date rape.