Even if it is just a telephone number and an email address - make sure you have contact details about your date beyond their online user name.
But in the online dating world, meeting strangers can be scary and poses a whole host of challenges, among them money scams and identity theft.(Consider the fake Nigerian prince email scams so many of us have received.) Listen to the experts. " says Julie Spira, a leading online dating expert, bestselling author of , and creator of profiles for singles via Cyber Dating "Dating sites (usually) take their members' safety issues very seriously and make it easy for you to report any suspicious profiles or serious problems right away.As quick as it is to meet a person online it is to delete them.You are under no obligation to meet someone, regardless of how long you’ve been chatting to them, and, if you feel under any sort of pressure to do so, it’s time to move on.Here’s a few pointers and helpful reminders to get you started:1.