Can sex offenders be on dating sites?
I encourage you to use the resources I gave you above, and combined with your research and what you know about him already, I hope you will find the best course of action. Being convicted of a crime that is sex-related can cause an automatic, mandatory registration into the sex offender database.These are both great sources of information to find out what sort of treatment he had, what his probationary rules were and whether he was compliant, and maybe even how he was convicted – was there a confession, does the rest of his story check out, etc.Weighing Your Decision It is hard to say what you should do based merely on what you have told me.Understandably, it may be worrisome or confusing when you realize that someone you love is on the sex offenders list, and I’m so glad that you’ve reached out.Recognize Warning Signs It may be helpful for you to become aware of these Signs An Adult Is At-Risk To Harm A Child, and see if you notice any of these in your boyfriend.Sometimes I feel that I can believe what he tells me.
He was put on the sex offender registry when he was 17 and is now age 29.
I am really concerned and conflicted here on whether I should further invest myself in this person's life or if there are serious red flags that I am being naiive around.
I really need to talk to someone about this and find some proper direction.
You may even want to think about finding a Professional who you can talk to – together or by yourself – as you move forward.
A neutral party may be helpful as additional support for you, or you and he both, as you figure out whether you want to choose to move forward with this relationship or not.