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1. Use a reputable cyber-dating
site - Make sure it has a good
listed at the site, go elsewhere.
2. Take your time - Get to know the
person over the Internet and let the
relationship develop before you meet
them in person. Keep the old e-mail
to compare the information they give
you and watch for inconsistencies.
3. Ask a lot of questions - This
will help you detect liars and cons
and it will help you find out if
4. Ask a friend to read over the
e-mail you receive - An unbiased
observer can spot warning signs you
5. Don't believe everything you read
online - People can pretend to be
whatever and whomever they like.
6. Don't give out personal
information online - This is
information that would allow someone
to find you offline, i.e. your full
name, where you work, where you
live, your phone or fax number. Use
an anonymous e-mail address through
services like Hotmail.com or
Yahoo.com. When setting up the
account, be sure not to include any
of your personal information.
7. Start with a phone call - Use a
public phone at first. Don't give
out your home number until you're
8. Meet in a public place - If
possible, take a friend with you. A
double date is a safe way to start.
If you don't take a friend, go
someplace where there are people.
Start with coffee or lunch.
9. Tell a friend - Make sure someone
knows whom you are meeting, where
you're going and when you're coming
back. Keep all the e-mail and let
your friend know where to find them
if anything goes wrong.
10. Take a cellular phone.
11. Never leave public areas or go
home with your date. Stay in public
until you know the person better.
12. Trust your intuition - If it
doesn't feel right, it probably
13. Report any attacks or threats -
Don't be embarrassed to report
problems to the police. Remember, if
you don't report them, the same
thing could happen to someone else.
Also, report any problems to the
online dating service you used.
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